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45 Fun Rock Painting for Kids: Easy Drawing on Rocks

Rock painting can be lots of fun. You don’t need many supplies, just some rocks and paint. There are lots of different fun rock painting ideas for kids and chances to be creative.

Try making these pretty mandala rocks. You can make them in many colors, a great handmade gift.

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The easiest way for us to paint on rocks is to use fine tip painting markers. This was a lot easier than using a brush for small details.

You could draw on rock also, most painting ideas could be draw too. You would want smooth rocks and colored pencils, chalks, and pastel would work well on the surface.

You would want to seal your drawings and painting with a matte clear sealer to have a long lasting drawing.

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Fun Rock Painting Ideas for Kids – Easy Drawing on Rocks

1. Zinnia Flower Rock Craft

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A colorful and simple flower rock painting craft. You could draw this using colored pencils. A smooth rock would make it easier.

2. Mandala Rocks Painting Idea for Kids

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A pretty rainbow mandala rock tutorial. Make these beautiful rocks using dotting tools.

3. Blue Bird Rock Craft

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A cute bird rock that is easy for lots of skill levels.

4. Happy Flower Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

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A cute flower, that you could make in any colors you like.

5. Minion Rock Craft

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Who doesn’t like a minion? This is a fun rock paint idea for kids.

The details on this minion rocks would be easy to add with a fine tip paint marker.

6. Tulip Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

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A great rock for spring. Make your own spring flower painted rock with this tulip painting.

7. Unicorn Rock Craft

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A glittery unicorn rock would be fun for your unicorn lover.

8. Narwhal Rock Craft

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A cute narwhal painted rock, that would be great for an ocean theme.

9. Owl Rock Craft

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A colorful owl that for the more detailed painter. This painted owl rock would be a great use of fine tip paint markers. This would be a fun for an owl themed activity for the letter O.

10. Penguin Rock Craft

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A cute rock craft toddlers could make. This is a fun and easy rocking painting craft for kids.

11. Easy Sunset Rock Craft

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A pretty sunset rock where you could practice gradient painting. Have fun making this easy sunset rock painting.

12. Ladybug Painted Rock Idea for Kids

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Make your own cute ladybug. This would a quick an easy rock painting craft for kids.

13. Unicorn Rock Painting Idea for Kids

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Make a cute painted unicorn rock. This is simplified unicorn that would easy to make.

14. Fairy Door Painted Rock Idea for Kids

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Let the kids have fun with this rock painting to make a fairy door. This fairy door would need time and a detailed painter.

You could also make your own simpler door to go with their skill set.

15. Colorful Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

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These colorful rocks would be great for younger painters.

16. Owl Rock Painting Craft

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Use the shape of the rocks to determine the shape of your cute owl.

17. Grape Hyacinth Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

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These simple grape hyacinth would be an easy rock painting idea. This would be a great Spring themed painting activity.

17. Temporary Tattoo Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

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These rock paint idea could work with younger painters if you applied the tattoos.

18. Love Rock Painting Craft

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Make a love heart rock painting for a fun Valentine gift.

19. Heart Rock

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Have fun turning these different shape rocks into Valentine’s day paintings.

20. Watercolor Butterfly Rock

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Make your own butterfly rock. You could make less butterflies and have them use their fingerprints for the wings of the butterflies.

21. Marbled Rock

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22. Hedgehog Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

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23. Galaxy Rock

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Make some fun colorful galaxy painted rocks. This rock painting would work for any age.

24. Shark Rocking Painting Idea

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Have fun making painted rock sharks from triangular rocks.

25. Graphic Sunset Rock Painting

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Make a graphic sunset rock painting. If you kids are two young for such a precise painting let it be more free hand.

Paint markers would make this sunset rock painting idea easy to do.

26. Bee Painting Rock Craft

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27. Cactus Rocking Painting Craft

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Have fun making this easy painted rock cactus craft.

28. Monster Rock Painting Craft

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Make fun and colorful monster rocks. This would be an easy rock craft.

29. Fish Rock Painting Craft

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30. Woodland Animals Rocking Painting Craft

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Make cute woodland animals in this painted rock craft.

31. Painted Rock Words

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32. Painted Rock Turtle Craft

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Make a cute painted rock turtle with this easy craft.

33. Mandala Hearts

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Make colorful painted heart rocks.

35. Painted Rock Fruits & Vegetables

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Have fun making fruit and vegetable painted rocks. This easy craft would make cute garden markers.

36. Painted Rock Town Craft

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Make a painted rock town. Then add a road and car for fun.

37. Painted Rock Cake

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38. Strawberries

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39. Painted Fish Rocks

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More Fun Rock Painting Ideas for Kids

Rock Painting Tips

  • Get flat smooth rocks for the best painting surface.
  • Wash your rocks with soap and water and let dry before painting.
  • Seal your rocks with a clear sealing or prime with a layer of white or black paint.
  • Use paint markers for detailed designs.
  • Use acrylic paints for painting your rocks.
  • Let paint dry in between different colors.
  • If the paint does not cover the first time do not cake it on. Let the layer dry and come back and add more paint.
  • Glitter and color change paints are a fun addition to your painting choices.
  • Let the paint on your rocks dry for several days. Then seal with a clear sealer for long lasting rock paintings.

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