Create painted rocks

Create painted rocks

Get creative with nature with this art and craft activity. Kids will love hunting for rocks and leaves and then being allowed to paint them. Art and craft activities encourage kids to be creative and use their imagination whilst having fun all at the same time!

What you need:

  • rocks
  • tempera or acrylic paint
  • paintbrush
  • small leaves

Number of players:


Spend some time outside collecting rocks and leaves in various shapes and sizes.

Dip the paintbrush into the paint and have your child paint the rocks and one side of the leaf.

Press the painted side onto a smooth rock.

Use a variety of leaves and colours and repeat this process to create a beautiful rock creation.

Once the rock is dry it can be used as a paperweight.

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