Space Rocks ~ Rock Painting Ideas for Kids


These space rocks are out of this world!  Create galaxy rocks with ease.  So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts!
These space rocks are out of this world! Create galaxy rocks with ease. So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts!

Space Rocks

There are so many great rock painting ideas out there, they are beautiful, but not always great for kids. We fell in love with these amazing galaxy painted rocks from Color Made Happy and wanted to simplify them for the younger kids. These space rocks were an excellent process art project. Each kid took to them a bit different. If your little one doesn’t like to get messy you might want to try out one of our other stone painting ideas.

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Supplies for your outer space rocks:Over 25 Rock Crafts that Kids can create. Stone painting art projects that are simple enough for preschoolers, kindergartners, or grad school children. Use these rock painting techniques for rock hunting, gift giving, or rock collecting!

How to create easy galaxy rocks:

Start by covering your work space. Choose your space colors.  Purples, blues, and even black if you don’t have black rocks. Set aside a silver or white to use at the end. Give the kids some toothbrushes and let them have fun! I showed both kids how to splatter the paint using the toothbrushes. V opted to paint her rocks using the brush, but the older boys got down and dirty with the splatter. These space rocks are out of this world! Create galaxy rocks with ease. So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts! Alternate colors and then grab your white or silver and add the stars.These space rocks are out of this world! Create galaxy rocks with ease. So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts!These galaxy rocks turned out so cool! It was messy…so we opted to do this activity outside. These space rocks are out of this world! Create galaxy rocks with ease. So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts!Once the space rocks are dry, give them a few coats of clear coat.These space rocks are out of this world! Create galaxy rocks with ease. So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts!Then they are ready to hide!

Watch the whole space rock process art in under two minutes:

If you enjoyed this easy stone painting, then you’ll love these:
  • Stumped on how to color rocks? This spin on stone painting for kids is a quick and easy way to add color to your rocks before your paint them. Perfect to give as gifts, go rock hunting, or add to your rock collection.
  • Stone painting is a great way to add earth day decorations to your class or home. Earth day for kids can be fun when painting on rocks!
  • Grab this free printable and play two space themed games. This printable solar system game is perfect for preschoolers. Get them interested in outer space by playing a matching game or a fun round of memory.

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These space rocks are out of this world! Create galaxy rocks with ease. So simple even a preschooler can create these amazing outer space crafts!