One early evening my kids and the neighborhood kids (we’re very lucky to have 2 families with kids around the same age right next door and behind us) were all playing in our combined backyards. The seemed ready for a new activity … so I asked them if they wanted to paint our rocks. Some of the kids were in disbelief … “The actual rocks? … Not paper on the rocks? … On the rocks? … With real paint?” Yes, the actual rocks … with real (washable) paint … right on the real rocks. PAINTING ROCKS!
They used all the paint! Why wouldn’t they?!
I love how they used tons of different painting techniques just because they had free reign for creativity. They used brushes, combs, dripping, pouring, & splatting. It was a wonderful cooperative project that the 7 kids involved took pride in!
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Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.