Egg-citing Games

Egg-citing Games craft

Create your own fun games using Model Magic® and colorful plastic eggs! Start with these ideas and then invent original games of your own design!

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    Decorate plastic eggs and then use them to play games like these.

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    Egg-citing Egg Shell Game. Use Crayola Model Magic® to make different designs on three or more plastic egg halves. For example, roll thin snakes of modeling compound and arrange on the egg in the shape of a question mark. Roll a small ball and press onto the egg for a tiny handle.

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    Create a small sculpture, a marbled ball, or a little creature to hide under one plastic egg. Model Magic dries to the touch overnight and dries completely in 2 to 3 days.

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    Play the game with a friend! Ask your friend to close his or her eyes. Hide the small figure under one plastic egg. Move the eggs around. Ask your friend to guess which egg hides the hidden figure.

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    For an added challenge, design three or more matching eggs. Hide the figure under one of them and move them around quickly. Can your friend keep track of where the hidden figure is?

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    Egg-citing Memory Game. Decorate at least 16 plastic egg halves with cool Model Magic designs. You could cover them, add little balls or snake-like lines, or make marbled effects by kneading two or more colors just a little. You can choose whether to make

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    Create at least eight pairs (16 pieces) of small Model Magic shapes. Have fun coming up with unique ideas such as balls, flat shapes, swirls, flowers, animals, letters, or numbers. Air-dry the pieces.

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    Cut paper into 16 matching squares. Place each Model Magic shape on a different square. Cover each shape with a decorated plastic egg half. Air-dry all of the pieces.

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    Play the game with a friend! Mix up the squares and arrange them into four rows of four egg-covered shapes. Take turns lifting two eggs at a time in search of matching shapes. Gather the matching pairs to see who can find the most!

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    For an added challenge, make a set of shapes with subtle differences. For example, create two pairs of flowers that have only slight differences. Can you find the pair that matches exactly?

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    Want to keep your game pieces clean for multiple uses? After they are thoroughly dry, coat them with a glaze. Just mix equal parts of water and Crayola School Glue, brush on, and air-dry the glaze.