5 Alternative Easter Egg Ideas

Looking for activities to keep you busy at home this Easter? We’ve got you covered!

Easter Eggs are a symbol for springtime and new life. Decorating with eggs is a tradition that’s passed down from generation to generation, and is a wholesome way to spend time with loved ones. I’m sure you’ve painted your conventional chicken egg many times before, but did you know that there are alternate ways to celebrate with Easter Eggs that are sustainable and cruelty-free?

We’ve gathered the following list for you that includes some pretty creative ways to get right into the spirit of Easter celebration! The best part? Most of them are DIY and include items you might have lying around the house.


1. Bake Away With Salt Dough Easter Eggs

Salt Dough Eggs

This recipe by Design Mom is the perfect way to create eggs made from salt dough! When baked, these eggs harden enough to provide the perfect canvas for your paint. Read all you need to know about baking these dough eggs here.

Image and Idea Credit: Design Mom


2. Enjoy the Craft of Soft Fabric Eggs

Fabric Eggs

If you’re not a fan of plastic eggs, this craft by One Inch World is the perfect way to go. These adorable eggs are made from fabric and are perfect for hiding around the house. Find all you need to know about fabric eggs here!

Image and Idea Credit: One Inch World


3. Get Creative With Papier-Mache Easter Eggs

Papier-Mache Eggs

Have small water balloons hanging around? Looking for an egg activity that doesn’t require paint? Fill up those balloons and decorate them with papier-mache to create a unique craft! This guide by Not Martha will teach you all you need to know about mastering the perfect papier-mache egg - read all about it here!

Image and Idea Credit: Not Martha


4. Skip The Craft And Get Eco Eggs

Eco Eggs

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly way to do your Easter Egg hunt this year, Eco Eggs is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Made with 100% recycled content and BPA-free, they are the perfect non-toxic and durable alternative to your conventional plastic egg. Find all the info you need about Eco Eggs here.

Image and Idea Credit: Ego Eggs


5. Dream Possibilities With These Wooden Eggs

Wood Easter Eggs

Smooth and splinter-free, these wood eggs from Craftparts Direct are ready to paint and stain for charming home decorations! Their unfinished look and feel really provide for endless possibilities, from drawing to gluing. Find out all you need to know about them here.

Image and Idea Credit: Craftparts Direct

That’s it for our list! Let us know if you end up trying out any of these crafts, we’d love to see it. 

From our Scoria family to yours, we wish you a happy Easter!

With love,

Claudia | Scoria World



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