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I originally did this craft for Little London’s April/May edition this year. It is such a sweet craft that I just had to share it with you all. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to do it will my charges, but I am hoping that we will get to do it next Easter.

You will need:

  •  Wooden Eggs
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Sharpies
  • Paintbrushes

On the top half of the eggs paint them a yellow colour and let it dry. I always tell my charges to use thin layers of paint as it dries much quicker that way. Plus you can do lots of layers that way.

Once it has dried paint the bottom half of the egg white. Try to give it a zig-zag line where the white meets the yellow as this part will be the shell.

Then leave it to dry.

Take a black sharpie and draw on the face of your chick and outline where the shell and chick should be.

When you are finished you should have this really adorable little chick.

Pin for later:

easter chicks: decorated wooden eggs. A sweet easter craft for children that will last year after year.

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Nanny Anita
Norland Nanny

Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 12 years experience, working all over the world with children from 2 months to 17 years old. Nanny Anita is an expert when it comes to keeping the little ones entertained and writes a column with Leonora called 'Get Crafty' for Little London magazine. Nanny Anita has been on hand to answer our reader questions, and she provides weekly arts, crafts and activities for families to do with their children at home. She really is a modern day Mary Poppins!

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