Art Rocks! Easter Eggs

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This project was a 2-day project because we collected the rocks on our nature walk one day, and painted them the next.  It is an inexpensive art project that was a lot of fun and has a nice tie to Easter-see below.

First, we went to look for egg-shaped rocks. I think kids need sunshine and dirt to grow, at least mine do. So we took our time looking for some, and then came upon this big pile. Bingo.
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Next you need markers and/or paint to make your easter eggs. We used both and they were both fun.
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It's smart to spread newspaper out before you begin :)
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An old pacifier is great for making dots!  A pencil eraser would be good too.
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Then just let them dry outside and add them to your rock garden collection.
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For added Easter significance, talk about the rock that was rolled from the tomb where Christ was. Here are some coloring pages that correspond: LINK, LINK, http://www.sugardoodle.net/sdclipart/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/apr09-14.jpg.

Have a rockin' Little Project day!

2 comments:

Emily said...

what i cute idea! i love the tie to Christ, that's genius!

Wonder Mom said...

Oh yes- this is going to be my 1st grader Sunday School class' Easter craft now! YOU rock!

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