Virtual STEAM Workshop: Easter Chemistry

Image of 2 pastel easter eggs on sage green background with other design elements. Text reads Virtual STEAM Workshop: Easter Chemistry, Monday April 5th 3:30-4:30EST

Celebrate Easter with Latimer House! Use chemistry to decorate easter eggs!

In the Easter Holiday, the egg symbolizes the earth and celebrates the arrival of spring. This year join us from home as we use chemistry to decorate easter eggs using items you can find in your kitchen. Participants will learn three creative techniques to dye easter eggs.

Please have the following materials available:

  • Hard-boiled eggs (at least 6, preferably white)
  • Food coloring (liquid)
  • Vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Paintbrushes
  • A few cups
  • Big lipped plate, bowl, or shallow dish
  • A cup of water
  • Tall glass or mason jar
  • Vinegar
  • A cup of rice
  • A resealable bag (Ziplock)
  • Food coloring (liquid)
  • Shaving cream
  • Pencil or skewer
  • Paper towels
  • Droppers

Ages 5 and above, Families welcome.

This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and supported, in part, by Simons Foundation, Con Edison, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

3:30pm-4:30pm EST