Paint Rock Creatures

Paint Rock Creatures

Kids will love creating colorful creatures from rocks they've collected.

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Paint Rock Creatures

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 2-5

Materials

  • Rocks (assorted shapes and sizes)
  • Paint (assorted colors)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Craft glue
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Take a trip outside and select the rocks.

  2. Step 2

    Clean and dry the rocks, and then use a pencil to outline the creature's features. When finished, it's time to start painting.

  3. Step 3

    Allow the paint to dry before adding any decorations. Glue on pipe cleaners for antennae and add the googly eyes.

  4. Step 4

    Allow the glue to dry thoroughly. And don't forget to name your new rock creature!

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