In Mexico, cascarones are confetti-filled eggshells meant to be broken above the head of a friend, usually as part of a celebration. The confetti shower is meant to bring good luck to both participants.
What You'll Need:
Before the Party:
- At least one egg for each guest
- Colored paper confetti
- Markers and tiny stickers
Tap gently on the end of an egg, and peel off a piece of shell about the size of a dime. Pour the raw egg into a bowl, and then rinse the empty shell and let dry. Do this for all the eggs. You will need one empty eggshell for each guest and plenty of extras in case some of the children accidentally break their shell while making the craft. You may even want to dye the shells so they start off with some color.
At the Party:
- Give an empty eggshell to each guest and help them to fill with the confetti.
- Cover the hole with a small piece of tissue paper and glue in place.
- Let the guests decorate their eggshell with markers, stickers and any other supplies you provided.
- When everyone is finished, take them outside and let the guests break their eggs over each other's heads.