St. Patrick's Day Craft: DIY Painted Rocks

Painting (sham)rocks is an easy, kid-friendly way to add a little luck to your garden for St. Patrick's Day.

A fun treasure hunt awaits in the garden with these sham"rocks." 

A fun treasure hunt awaits in the garden with these sham"rocks." 

Crafting a treasure hunt for the kids in the garden is an easy way to get them outdoors and exploring. A few of these magical, painted rocks make for fun and easy treasures. These sham"rocks" are simple to create and they make a wonderful family project and small gifts for children's friends. Here are the supplies you need to get started:

Supplies:

  • Newspaper
  • Small, flat rocks
  • Green paint
  • Gold paint or liquid gilding paint
  • Small paintbrushes

Get Painting

Make the Shamrock

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