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How to use coffee filters to make amazing rocks

How to use coffee filters to make amazing rocks

Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It’s a perfect rock painting idea for kids!Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Using Coffee Filters for Rocks

We are always trying to find fun ways for younger hands to create beautiful rocks. While we love to pour paint, some days we just don’t want to get out all that mess.

This fun method uses washable markers so the mess is easy to clean up, the process is quick, and the rocks turn out gorgeous!Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Supplies for rock painting with markers



How to paint rocks with kids

Start by wrapping your rocks in a coffee filter. You want it as tight as possible.

Twist the top and secure with a rubber band. Next, color all over the filter with your washable markers. Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

The colors will bleed together so we suggest picking colors that look pretty when blended. Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Once the outside of the filter is colored you will start adding water.

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Place your rock in a bowl or on an old lid to collect the water that drips off. Slowly add water using a pipette to the top of your coffee filter. Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Watch it spread down the rock and slowly saturate your colors. Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Watch them blend together all the way down. The less water you use the better the color will stick. Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Use the back of your pipette to press the filter onto the rock. Then set aside to let them dry.

When you unwrap your rock you will see the pretty colors pulled onto your rock!Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!

Allow to dry overnight and then spray to seal. You could also add words or pictures on top of these, but I think they are pretty just the way they are.

 

 

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Did you know you can make amazing rocks with simple supplies? This craft uses coffee filters to create a beautiful effect. It's a perfect rock painting idea for kids!
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