To use the rubber band technique:
To use the crayon technique:
Good to know:
Using a paint brush to apply dye or paint works very well, especially when using the dye. It allows a more concentrated amount to get on the egg at once, plus it is a lot more fun than just putting your egg in the bowl of dye.
Cut out several oval shaped "eggs" from colorful construction paper. There will be two "egg" shapes for each egg on the garland, a front and a back.
Decorate however you want (only decorate one side).
Match the fronts to the backs. This will give the children practice sorting.
Lay your string flat and put one "egg" on either side of string and glue pieces together.
Let your garland dry and hang it up!