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Mess-Free Rice Bag Eggs Activity

Are you looking for a clean way to color hard-boiled eggs? Try coloring your eggs with rice! This activity provides easy cleanup and adds a bit of a sensory experience.


  • Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • Uncooked Rice
  • Food Coloring
  • Plastic Zipper-Seal Sandwich Bag
  • Paper Towels


  1. Pour 1 cup of uncooked rice into the plastic bag.
  2. Add 4 to 6 drops of food coloring to the bag, seal it, and shake until the dye is well distributed.
  3. Place one egg in the bag, reseal, and shake the bag until the egg is speckled.
  4. Remove the egg and place it on a paper towel to dry for at least 30 minutes.
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