How to Make Confetti Eggs

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Make confetti eggs, also known as cascarones, for your next party and you'll have all your guests cracking up.

Things You'll Need

  • Confettis
  • Curling Ribbons
  • Hobby Paintbrushes
  • Sequins
  • Glitter
  • White Glues
  • Candy Corn
  • Eggs
  • Mini Jelly Beans
  • Small Easter Candies
  • Egg Cartons
  • Plastic Containers
  • Hollow out an egg. See Related eHows for directions.

  • Enlarge the hole on one end of the egg by carefully breaking the shell away with your fingernail. The opening should be about the size of a dime.

  • Fill the hollow eggshell with confetti.

  • Pour white glue into a small plastic container.

  • Thin the glue slightly with water to a consistency that spreads easily with a paintbrush.

  • Cut or tear colored tissue paper into 1/2-inch to 1-inch squares.

  • Brush the thinned glue over the surface of the egg.

  • Press one tissue paper square over the hole at the end of the egg so that the confetti doesn't fall out.

  • Press tissue paper squares into the glue, covering the surface of the egg.

  • Allow the glue to dry.

  • Break the eggs over your party guests' heads. Olé!

Tips & Warnings

  • Make Easter cascarones by filling the eggs with mini jelly beans or small Easter candies.
  • You can fill these eggs with all kinds of treats for special occasions - colored bead necklaces for Mardi Gras, fortunes for the new year, candy corn for Halloween.
  • Make fancy confetti eggs by gluing glitter, bits of curling ribbon, or sequins to the outside of the eggshell.
  • Save your empty egg cartons for storing confetti eggs.
  • Unless you have a powerful vacuum cleaner, it is best to break cascarones outside.

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