Halloween Rock Painting

September 24, 2019
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Rock painting is a really fun craft that kids of all ages seem to enjoy.
Today, we decided to try Halloween rock painting.  Read on to see what ideas we came up with and the materials used.

Halloween rock painting is a simple and fun craft great for kids of all ages.  This tutorial includes several types of spooky stone ideas. #rockpaintingideas #rockcrafts #halloweenrocks #halloweenrockpaintingideas #spookystonepainting #spookystones #halloweencrafts #growingajeweledrose #activitiesforkids #halloween

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Halloween Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

Materials

Method
  • Begin by taking a walk to collect rocks.
  • Wash and dry the rocks if desired.
  • Then, use acrylic paint to decorate & embellish the rocks.
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  • You will want to add the base color-layer of paint to the rocks and allow it to fully dry before adding further embellishments such as faces and eyes.
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  • We painted some of our rocks green, some orange, and some white to make a collection of Halloween stones including ghosts, jack-o-lanterns, Frankenstein rocks, and skeletons.
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Didn't they turn out so cute?  
I think the Frankenstein rocks might just be my favorite!
Extend the Fun
If your kids love Halloween rock painting also be sure to give these other painted rock ideas a try:
  • Monster rocks
  • Pet rocks
  • Story stones
  • Rock cars
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All you need is paint, rocks, and a bit of creativity,  and the possibilities for what you can make are endless!

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Crystal Underwood is the writer and creator of Growing A Jeweled Rose. She has worked extensively with children and strongly believes in the importance of play at the core of early learning. She is passionate about the early years and believes that childhood should be a truly magical time in life. For all the best kids activities connect with Growing a Jeweled Rose below!