Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Creative Tuesdays: an egg tree

Creative Tuesdays
I didn't know the kids were coming for Easter, twas a last-minute decision. I hurriedly hung my eggs.
This is some old wool I bought at a Zellers store that was closing. It is interesting, in that it shimmers in the wind (you can see it in the video, below). The eggs were from the dollar store.

I remember, in the teaching years, doing proper egg colouring with wax, a stylus and dipping them. I would have art centres in my classrooms. The kids would rotate in and out of the centre, using the heated wax on top of an electric heater. They were real eggs, not blown as they are stronger. They so enjoyed it. I haven't done this since I retired in 2006. They are great memories, though.


egg tree from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.

11 comments:

Christine said...

your egg tree is so fun Jenn,pretty colours. Thanks for joining us today!

sandy said...

i think i left my comment below on the other post. Love your egg tree.

lissa said...

I like the idea of a egg tree - it looks like fun even in the snow

thanks for your visit to my blog, have a lovely day.

Tammie Lee said...

wonderful that you could pull a celebration together at last minute and in a festive way. sounds and looks wonderful.

Alexandra said...

What a great and fun egg tree! Love how you made bunting out of them. :)

Red said...

It looks like you decorate the whole bush. what great fun for the kids.

William Kendall said...

That's the first I've heard of an egg tree. The cat looks perplexed.

Michael said...

What a different take on the theme but certainly 3d is allowed if created which this is. Your photos really show just how lovely these eggs with the thread you chose are, as they blow in the breeze etc. I'm sure the kids loved them!

Thank you for your visit to CT and supporting the community, Jen. Maybe we will get to see you next time around? It would be fun to see what you came up.

By the way, it looks like you live in a lovely area. Love that forest of trees there.

Cloudia said...

How MAGICAL, Jenn!

Wanda said...

Oh how fun to have a Easter Tree. Loved your pictures. Very delightful.

Janis Cox said...

Jenn,
I've never seen an egg tree. Certainly brings colour to the bare branches. Nice to meet you.
Blessings,
Janis