Construction Paper Dotted Rocks ~ Easy Rock Decorating


These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting. Combine rock decorating with construction paper and you have a fun Christmas craft!
These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting.

Construction Paper Dotted Rocks

While painting rocks is fun, sometimes we don’t want to get out all of those supplies and deal with the mess. The little ones loved decorating their rocks with tissue paper so I figured I would give one of our favorite mediums a try, construction paper. What did we end up with, these fun construction paper dotted rocks!

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Supplies for this easy rock decorating technique:


How to make these decorated stones with construction paper

Here is the step by step instructions for construction paper dotted rocks. You can see all the steps in action in the video below.

I added a white base coat on my rocks ahead of time. (to see a quick video of how I do this, go here.) This helps the color pop off the rock. This is not necessary, but if you do a lot of rock crafts you can base coat a bunch of rocks together and work on them over time.

Start punching out construction paper dots.  You can do all one size or mix it up! These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting.Next, add a nice thick coat of Mod Podge to your rock. These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting.You can place the dots one at a time or sprinkle them on top. These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting.

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I happen to have a cheap cookie rack that I use for crafting. This works great because the extra dots just drop underneath that I can grab for the next rock. Fill your foam brush with a lot of Modge Podge and start dabbing your dots. These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting.You will need a thick coat so they stick. You can move them around a bit or add a couple more where you like. Let the coat dry and then add a second. These construction paper dotted rocks are a fun twist on stone painting.If you plan to hide your rocks outside you will need to seal them with a water-resistant spray.

See the whole rock painting process in this quick video!

Hide, gift or decorate with these fun construction paper dotted rocks! You can create them in any color combination. Ours were red, green, and yellow for the holidays! So pick your favorite colors and start punching!

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