Thursday, August 21, 2014

10 Rock Painting Projects for Kids



If you're new to rock painting, a helpful resource is Lin Wellford's "Painting on Rocks for Kids."


Whether you're a kid, parent or grandparent, you'll find all the information you need to get started with rock painting.


You'll Learn About
  • Tips for painting rocks
  • Types of brushes, paint, and other recommended supplies
  • Where to find rocks

 Each Easy-to-Follow Project

  • Lists the supplies you'll need
  • Illustrates the shape of rock to use
  • Guides you step-by-step with clear, color photos, drawings, and written instructions
  • Gives you ideas for variations of the project

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Project How-To's Included in "Painting on Rocks for Kids"
  1. Go Fish
  2. Rocky Roadsters
  3. Lazy Lizards
  4. Flower Power
  5. Rockosaurs
  6. Go Buggy!
  7. Sandbox City
  8. Playful Food
  9. Mystery Eggs
  10. Bookend Bears


Find out more about Painting on Rocks for Kids


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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Rock Painting Ideas: Suns and Moons Painted on Stones

My sister collects suns and I wanted to paint a few so she could choose the one she liked best.

My sister chose this painted sun/moon rock for her collection

To get my creative juices flowing, I started a new Pinterest board. It features ideas and inspiration for painting various sun and moon designs on rocks and stones.

Ideas: Suns/Moons Rocks



There are so many ways to paint suns and moons on rocks or stones and they are unique, eye-catching gifts and paperweights as well as colorful whimsy for a garden.

Reversible sun/moon "doodled" painted rock

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Visit my Pinterest Rock Painting Ideas and Helps board for more tips, tricks, ideas, and patterns to use for painting rocks, stones and pebbles.





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