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A unique way to dye Easter eggs

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This photo shows the use of shaving cream and liquid food coloring to dye hard-boiled eggs which gives them a tie-dyed effect.  |  AP Photo/A Thrifty Mom, Sarah Barrand

Dyeing Easter eggs is always a fun activity around this time of year. Instead of using the usual staples like vinegar and color tablets. try shaving cream. Yes, shaving cream. Chicago Sun-Times reports:

If dyeing Easter eggs with vinegar and color tablets is feeling old, reach for a new duo: shaving cream and liquid food coloring.

It’s a tactile project many kids will enjoy — especially swirling the colors into the cream.

“They thought it was really cool to drop the food coloring into the shaving cream and take the toothpick and swirl it,” Sarah Barrand of Caldwell, Idaho, says of her four children.

[Read the rest at Chicago Sun-Times]

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