Its almost that time of year again! With Easter quickly approaching, many vegans may be unsure of how to go about celebrating Easter without having to break the rules and use animal products, or without making their children feel left out. The good news is, there are plenty of vegan alternatives available on the market today, to help you and your family partake in your favorite holiday traditions without having to use animal products whatsoever. Take a look.
1.) Eggnots – Dyeable Ceramic Eggs
Eggnots are a realistic, inedible, non-perishable egg alternative that will help you bring back the tradition of Easter egg coloring, the cruelty-free way! These dyeable, ceramic eggs are great for any vegan household, or those suffering from egg allergies. Now you and your family can create your own Easter keepsakes without having to use any animal products whatsoever. For just $15.95 per dozen, this ceramic egg is the perfect solution to your Easter dilemma. Now your children can safely experience the Easter tradition of egg coloring without having to deal with the extra hassle of stinky eggs, boiling, and cracking. Eggnots are realistic, and look and feel like a real egg! They are non-perishable and eco-friendly. Easy and fun to dye and decorate, these ceramic eggs are the solution you’ve been searching for when it comes to celebrating Easter the vegan way! Try Eggnots today!
2.) Casey’s Wood Products – Egg Shaped Wood
Wooden eggs or other fun Easter shapes are a great way to get into the Easter spirit without having to purchase real eggs or use any animal products. Casey’s Wood Products offers a selection of different Easter shaped wood products that you and your family can purchase and decorate for a fairly decent price. Choose from eggs, bunnies, flowers, hens, etc. The cool thing about using wooden eggs or other shapes for egg decorating is that you can use a variety of different methods to decorate or color your eggs, including markers, food coloring, your own homemade dyes, paint, etc.
3.) Homemade Edible Easter Shaped Cookies
Just because you and your family are vegan, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on Easter egg dying fun! Making vegan sugar cookie dough is an easy and fun alternative to traditional egg coloring. Simply use your favorite vegan sugar cookie recipe and use an oval shaped or Easter shaped cookie cutter to roll and cut out your Easter cookies. Add a bit of food coloring to the mix to give your cookies that Easter flair. Or wait and decorate the baked, cooled, cookies with your favorite vegan-friendly icings, frostings and other toppings, afterwards.
4.) Twine Easter Eggs
Twine can be purchased at your local craft store, and it makes a great vegan alternative for coloring plastic or wooden Easter eggs. Twine makes a great choice because it is fairly inexpensive and comes in a variety of great pastel colors, just perfect for Easter! Using a little bit of twine, mod podge and/or glue, you can have your own basket full of vegan Easter eggs in no time! Check out this easy DIY guide to create your own twine eggs at home.
5.) Papier Mâché Easter Eggs
One last easy and fun way to make your very own Vegan friendly Easter eggs is to make Papier Mâché Eggs at home from scratch. These eggs can be made using a simple recipe, and afterwards they can be decorated however you see fit. Include your favorite ribbons, string, glitter, sequins, stickers, etc. to make your very own Easter Eggs!