With Spring in the air you may be looking for a fun craft to occupy little ones. Why not try these Easter Painted Rocks which they are sure to love. As rocks are plentiful it should be easy to get your supplies.
- Smooth pebbles
- Acrylic paints
- Paint brushes
- Sharpie pens
If you are hosting a gathering - then use these ideas for an activity and then they can take their rocks home as favors. The idea can be used for other holidays and occasions for example you could paint Santa for Christmas. If you want you can also put inspirational messages on the rocks and hide them around the neighborhood to give people a little cheer. Check out these ideas for inspiration.
Paint a rock in cheerful pastel colors in a chevron design to resemble an Easter egg. You can draw the lines in first and use masking tape in between each for a cleaner finish.
To make these adorable hatching chicks - Paint your pebbles all over in white paint. Acrylic paints will work well with the pebbles approximately 2 coats. Once dry you can paint a gray shape inside this just like the picture. Again allow to dry and paint a yellow shape for the chick. Once dry you can then add details with a black sharpie marker such as the cracking lines.
The metalic colors on the gnome are created with nail polish which is a really great way to make your rock art sparkle and shine.
These bunny rocks would be a super cute addition to an Easter basket or to hide around the yard during an Easter egg hunt. Begin by giving your pebbles a base coat in the color of your choice. Then add on the bunny details once dry.
Peeps Rock Art
The cute shape of a Peeps bunny makes for lovely and simple rock art. You can leave the pebble plain and just draw the Peeps bunny shape onto it which is then painted in the various different colors. Add definition with a black sharpie marker.