Christmas Painted Rocks ~ Stone Painting for Kids


See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.

Christmas Painted Rocks

My kids were kind of obsessed when we started using our pencil erasers to make dotted rocks… ok, I was a bit too. So as the seasons change I knew I could use this same process to create holly rocks for Christmas!

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Supplies for Christmas stone painting:



How to make Christmas Easy Painted Rocks

Check out these step by step instructions for creating these Christmas painted rocks.  Then see it all in action in the quick video below.

Start by giving your rocks a base coat. The white under your holly will help the colors pop.See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.If you are adding words I suggest doing this before the holly.See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids. It is much easier to work around the letters than adding them after. Now for adding the holly. Take the eraser end of a pencil and carefully create a leaf shape using an Exacto knife.  *This step is for the adults only!*See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids. Then cut into the side to remove the extra eraser leaving a leaf-shaped stamp.See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.

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With a second pencil, you can use a pencil sharpener to make the circle smaller for the berries. Dab the eraser in a thin layer of paint so you don’t get too much on the side. I have the kids practice a few times on a side piece of paper until they see how it will work. Add little clusters of leaves all around the rocks.See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.Once they dry a bit, start adding the berries.See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.

Take a closer look at this stone painting process in this short video.

These look so cute and are a great way to add a touch of holiday cheer anywhere around the house or use them for some holiday rock hunting! They also make a great kid-made gift!See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.

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If you love this fun Christmas craft, you’ll love these!
  • Learn how to fold these adorable paper stars! They are perfect for all sorts of decoration ideas, but these paper star ornaments are the cutest!
  • Thumbprint Cookie-oatmeal thumbprint cookies using any flavor of jelly. Perfect for a Christmas cookie or toddler snack.


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