Easter Easter craft - how to make painted eggs It's a classic Easter tradition - follow our simple step-by-step instructions for beautiful decorated eggs 1 of Ad break Let's get crafty...What you'll need: Mug Eggs White glue Paintbrush Tissue paper Bright paints *Adult supervision required Step 1Tap an egg sharply on the rim of a mug to make a crack. Then, using your fingers, carefully break it in half over the cup to get rid of the yolk. Step 2Wash the two pieces of shell carefully and leave to dry. Then, hold one half and paint white glue along its cracked edge. Step 3Carefully fit the other half on top and brush glue along the crack to seal. Place it in an egg carton to dry. Continue slideshow > Step 4Rip a piece of tissue paper into small pieces and then brush the top half of the egg with white glue. Step 5Press pieces of the tissue onto the glue and continue to brush on until the top half is completely covered. Leave to dry. Step 6Holding the top half, cover the bottom of the egg with tissue paper and glue the same way you did in steps 4 and 5. Step 7Mix some bright paints with a little white glue on an old plate. Paint one half of the egg in a block colour, leave to dry and then paint the other half the same. When dry, use a thin paintbrush to decorate it with flowers, hearts or spots. Why not try... Making a whole tray of funky eggs to use in an egg hunt. Continue slideshow > For more ideas...This and other Easter crafts can be found in Easter Things to Make and Do(£4.99, Usborne). We've got lots more Easter crafts to make for and with your kids Easter basket templates - to print and make Easter crafts - tested by MFM mums How to make quick and easy Easter bonnets Make your own Easter Egg tree How to make an Easter Egg box By Amanda Pauley Comments Latest on MadeForMums The 12 BEST things about being pregnant Mum's 'overweight' post-baby pic: 'My body can wait. My life is beautiful' Should smacking be banned all over the UK? Cheryl's new mum confession: 'I hated being pregnant'