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DIY Party: Glitter Confetti Eggs

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DIY Party: Glitter Confetti Eggs

Confetti eggs (aka Cascarones) are like mini pinatas for your head. Traditionally, hollowed out eggs are broken over the head of a friend, showering them with confetti….and supposedly good luck (but definitely confetti).We decided to shake things up in our hunt this year by turning it into more of a game. You still fill most of the eggs with confetti. But – one of the eggs in the batch is filled with gold glitter, and whoever ends up with the head full of glitter gets an awesome prize (besides all the good luck they have coming to them). Party Rules...

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Video DIY Easter Craft: Tube Bunnies

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Video DIY Easter Craft: Tube Bunnies

This is a fun activity to make with your kids, using confetti Eggs as decoration for Easter. You will need:  Humpty Dumpty Easter Eggs Cacarones Cardboard tubes Felt Craft paint Paintbrushes Scissors Hot-glue gun and glue stick Source

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A little background history about "Cascarones"

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A little background history about "Cascarones"

Confetti eggs are fun family festive, hollowed-out chicken eggs filled with confetti or small toys. They are rumored to have originated in China and been brought to Europe by Marco Polo. In Italy they were first used as a courting ritual, filled with perfume and then capped with wax. Men would throw them at women they found attractive. The custom then traveled to Spain and was later brought to Mexico in the mid-1800s by Emperor Maximilian’s wife. It was in Mexico that the perfumed powder was replaced with confetti.In Spanish, cáscara means shell and cascarón means eggshell. Cascarones are common...

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