|(these are silk dyed)|
|(stuffed with moss and little wooden bird)|
Those for filling are what we need a lot of and so have begun saving already. For this particular use, we don't carefully blow them out but just cut off one end with a serrated knife.
little trinkets. They're dyed just as one would dye any regular hard boiled egg. A treasure is then placed inside and using paint brush, glue and a bit of tissue, the hole is sealed. They can then be hidden on Easter morning to be found by throngs of delighted children.
I think they're best just tucked away in outdoor hidey holes and in the tall grasses so they can be stomped open right on the ground (great fun for kids, assuming that the contents are not breakable). Because here in the Pacific Northwest our holiday is often Very WET however, they can also be opened indoors. (As seen in the photo above, our daughter placed hers a towel then cracked them open with her hands.)
Now, what is that Bunny going to fill them with this time around?...