Chalkboard Easter Eggs

Chalkboard Easter Eggs

With Lent here Easter is just around the corner and that means that the Easter decorations start coming out. Our egg wreath is on the door, spring mantel is put in place, and a few crafts are ready to be made. Including these chalkboard Easter eggs.

Not only are these easy to make, they’re lots of fun for the kids! And the perfect way to keep the kiddy table at Easter brunch entertained.

My kids love that they can write their own Easter egg designs on the eggs and then wipe them off and start again. And it’s a great way for the kids to practice writing their names!

Chalkboard Easter Eggs materials

Chalkboard Easter Eggs

What you’ll need:

  • cardboard or wooden eggs
  • chalkboard paint
  • sponge brush
  • chalk

What you do:

1. Paint a thin coat of chalkboard paint onto eggs. Let dry.

Chalkboard Easter Eggs paint eggs

2. Apply a second coat so that the eggs are fully covered and none of the egg underneath shows through. Let dry completely.

Chalkboard Easter Eggs draw on eggs

3. Hand the dried eggs over to your local artist and let them have at it! (do you see my Molly has written her name?)

Chalkboard Easter Eggs in easter basket

These eggs also serve as the perfect place setting for your Easter brunch or dinner. Simply write each guests name on an egg and place in an egg holder or egg carton and display at the top of each place setting!

Do you decorate Easter eggs?

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  1. Love this idea. So cute and can be used for years to come!
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  2. These are genius. My 3 year old would love these as an Easter gift. She’s been working on writing the letters in her name, and this would be a fun way to practice.
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  3. These are cute! Great idea.

  4. What a clever idea – and they’ll be available year after year. I love your “local artist.” She’s adorable!
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  5. I love this. You are ridiculously creative!
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  6. This is such a fantastic idea. What a great way to keep the mess down without taking the fun out of Easter Egg decorating.
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  7. I love this idea!! I’m going to try then with my yard eggs this weekend.

  8. What a sweet idea. I never would have thought of this. Your daughter is the cutest!

  9. I never would have even thought about this. Genius idea!
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  10. Love it! The chalkboard eggs look like so much fun to make and are a super cute centerpiece.
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  11. How creative is this! The chalkboard eggs look so much fun to do! Great idea!

  12. Jenna M Wood says:

    This is such a simple project that can really be great for learning, or even table-setting this Spring. I love it!

  13. This is a brilliant idea. I can use these as center pieces for Easter Dinner! Thanks!!
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  14. I love these! I don’t know why, but my initial thought was that you were using REAL eggs. Your idea is much smarter and reusable 🙂

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