- Empty egg shells
- Hot Glue Gun
- Rice, beans, wheat, small beads, or other hard material to fill the egg
Step One: Fill the eggs with your material. This was a fun activity for my toddler and preschooler, helping them develop their moter skills.
Step Two: Squeeze hot glue along the inside edge of your egg and close tight, holding the egg for about 15 seconds to assure a good seal.
Step Three: Shake your eggs and enjoy them! It shouldn’t be hard to find a place to store them.
This craft was very easy to do. When I was in college I got to play the eggs a few times in Jazz band. Their use extends beyond child’s play. Music teachers can make a classroom set. Music therapy professionals could use them in a myriad of ways. I have decided to make several more and to give them away as gifts. The set pictured above will be used with my children for repeated Easter egg hunts as well as music time.