Supplies Rocks of varying sizes Googly eyes, different sizes if you can find them Acrylic paint Paintbrushes – or sponges work too! Permanent Markers (Bright colored Sharpies would be fun) Glitter Stickers
Gather up your works – you can either find this on a nature walk or buy them at a craft supply store. Make sure the rocks are cleaned of dirt and debris and fully dry before moving on to the next step.
Gather your supplies
For easier clean-up, have each child work on a paper plate – this will help them have a place to dry their pets as well
Let the children have fun painting! They can add dots, shapes, letters, etc. Once they are finished – let the rocks fully dry.
Once dry, you can add the googly eyes, stickers, and add details with the permanent markers – how about adding noses or silly smiles?
All done? Now it’s playtime…give them names, make up stories, they can decorate gardens or desks – they could even be homework buddies. They could come out during the school year to “help” with the homework and can be played with once assignments are done.
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