Egg Painting Process Art Easter Activity for Preschoolers

This Easter egg process art is a new twist on an old favorite! What a wonderful way to encourage creative thinking and problem-solving skills! 
preschooler painting artificial eggs with text: Easter Process Art Egg Painting for PreschoolersThe little guy and I are of course still at it. It’s definitely all about Easter this year. This time around, we did this fun Egg Painting Process Art Easter Activity for Preschoolers.

preschooler using paintbrush to paint artificial egg
I mean, everyone dyes eggs, but we kinda wanted to paint some. When we were finished, I asked the little guy what he thought of it and he said, “That was awesome!” You know, as he was excitedly jumping up and down.

If you’re interested in trying this fun, but somewhat unique approach to coloring eggs, then definitely keep reading.

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Because we used tempera paint instead of food coloring or another food-safe dye, we used artificial eggs. We found some DIY Easter Eggs at Walmart with the other Easter stuff while we were out shopping one day and thought painting them would be all kinds of fun.

Egg Painting Process Art Easter Activity for Preschoolers

What you’ll need

  • Tempera Paint
  • Plastic Tray
  • Small Plastic Cups
  • Artificial Easter Eggs
  • Paint Brushes

Here’s how to do it

  • Put some tempera paint in each of the small plastic cups.
  • Set out a plastic tray with the artificial Easter Eggs, paintbrushes, and tempera paint.
  • Encourage your little kids to get creative.

And there ya go! Talk about easy, right? I’m definitely lovin’ it!

preschooler reaching for artificial egg to paint
There’s just something about getting messy and the little guy is obviously all about it. He painted his Easter eggs along with just about everything else. He definitely had a blast, though.

We used pink, red, yellow, and green for our Egg Painting Process Art. I usually let him choose the colors that he wants to use and this particular activity was no exception.

Preschoolers love to mix colors and I actually considered giving him red, yellow, and blue and letting him explore color mixing too while he was at it.

preschooler painting artificial egg
When it was all said and done, his Easter eggs definitely looked awesome. Lots of pink! We’ll totally have to do this again sometime.

carton of painted artificial eggs
Do you have a favorite holiday process art activity? Leave a comment and share. Who knows! Maybe we can inspire one another!

More Easter activities for little kids:
Counting Coins Easter Basket Activity for Little Kids
Squishy Beads + Sparkly Eggs Easter Sensory Activity for Little Kids
A Surprise Inside Easter Sensory Activity for Little Kids

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preschooler painting artificial eggs with text: Egg Painting Easter Activity Process Art

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