Skip to Content

How to make easy Christmas painted rocks

See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique, to paint holly onto rocks, creates a fun stone painting project 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 for our Christmas painted rocks!

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, we will receive an affiliate commission.  Thank you for supporting Twitchetts!See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.

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.

Related Project: These Christmas painted rocks turn out unique and amazing!! They’re guaranteed to wow!

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 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.

 

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.

Pin this to your favorite Pinterest board!See how easy Christmas painted rocks can be! This fun technique creates fun stone painting projects for kids.

 

Inspire creativity

Are you trying to inspire creativity in your kids? Sign up for the weekly Twitchetts newsletter to get that and more. Get access to free printables, special offers, and weekly crafts and activities that kids will love!

10 Books for creative kids. Find the perfect gift for a creative and imaginative child. From Christmas to birthday presents. These gift ideas of perfect for kids of all ages.
← Previous
Looking for an amazing gift that your crafty kid will love? Check out these amazing books for creative kids!
Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!
Next →
How to make acrylic poured Christmas ornaments the easy way!

13 simple Christmas tree crafts for kids - Twitchetts

Tuesday 19th of November 2019

[…] Christmas Painted Rocks – These holiday favorites make great kid-made Christmas gifts. […]

Tissue Paper Christmas Rocks ~ Tissue Paper Crafts for Kids - Twitchetts

Tuesday 14th of November 2017

[…] Related Craft: Christmas Painted Rocks […]

Comments are closed.