I love our funny little Easter Egg dyeing ritual, which involves me putting the whole thing off until the last possible second (crammed in between art class & birthday party on Saturday), & the kids being SO EXCITED for about ten minutes, after which they wander off to play with something or other more interesting (Star Wars figures), & then there's always some sort of weakly disappointing coda in which we try to apply whatever newfangled situation came along with the Paas set this year (egg tattoos), & always fail partly because we are all impatient but mostly because, well, it's a $2.99 Paas set, quality not improved for being half off for the last minute shoppers.
On the other hand, I do love the colors that plain old Paas gives to brown eggs (I choose the super-extra-bright prep method), & I am always pleased that the kids get bored before they can make them too fancy. I prefer the raffishly shoddy look. Our eggs would be slouching in the back of the class, black-clad & disreputable.
And this, I love this. The kids did a fantastic job with their printing, & I think it will do well at the auction. My favorite part is all the smudgy little fingerprints around the edge of each piece.
Thank you all so much for your sweet comments about my sweet old cat. Really, I mean it.