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Easter rock painting – little chicks

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Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids

Get Easter rock painting this year with this adorable chick craft for kids. Gather some flat, oval pebbles on a family walk and spend a happy afternoon painting them into a nest full of little Easter chicks cracking out of their eggs. Great fun for the kids and they make fab Easter decorations too!

Summary

Time: 15 mins
Age: Little kids to Big kids
Difficulty: Easy peasy

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Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids
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You will need:

  • Smooth pebbles
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brushes
  • Sharpie pens
  • A little nest (optional – you can buy these online or at craft shops)
  • Shredded tissue (or feathers of moss) to line the nests – optional

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Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids
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Step 1: Paint your pebbles

Paint your pebbles all over in yellow paint.

Acrylic paints work best to cover the pebbles well.

You will probably need to add 2 coats.

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Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids
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Step 2: Paint some little egg shells

When the base layer has dried, use white paint to create little cracked egg shells.

Make a zig zag line at the top of your white egg section.

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Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids
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Step 3: Add the details with Sharpies

When dry, draw a black line over the zig zag egg shell edges to make a bold outline.

Then draw on some eyes and a beak.

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Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids
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Step 4: Nestle your chicks in their nest

Line your little nest with shredded tissue.

You could use feathers or moss too, if you can find some on a walk.

Then pop your little rocks chicks into their nest.

 

Enjoy this Easter rock painting craft for kids

 

Easter rock painting - make these great easter chicks by painting pebbles - a great easter craft for kids

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