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Apple Barrel Egg Puzzles

Recycle cereal boxes to create fun Easter egg puzzles for your little one. Decorate each egg then mix and match patterns and colors for a fun evening of crafting for the whole family.

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At a Glance:

Project #15938 Skill Level: Intermediate
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bimini Blue, 2 oz. - 21482

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Sunny Day, 2 oz. - 21384

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Fuchsia, 2 oz. - 20216

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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set, White Nylon - 44220

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Other Supplies

  • Cereal Box
  • Scissors
  • Pencil

instructions

  1. Use your pencil to draw an egg shape on your cereal box. Cut out three egg shapes.
  2. Basecoat your eggs with your Apple Barrel Paint and let them dry.
  3. Paint simple designs on basecoated eggs and let them dry.
  4. Use your pencil to draw three horizontal zig-zag patterns across one egg.  Cut out the first egg where your pencil lines are then trace the cut out zig-zag shapes on your remaining two eggs. You want all the zig-zig shapes to match so that the final three eggs can be mixed and matched. See project photo for reference.
  5. Cut out the zig-zag patterns on your remaning two eggs.

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Related FAQs

Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, Apple Barrel Paints are perfect for school projects – they are the best paint on the market to paint on Styrofoam! Apple Barrel Paints are also perfect for “mom and me” projects or for the general basic crafter.
Yes, you can use Apple Barrel paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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