17 Best Christmas Rock Painting Ideas
Look no further if you are looking for inspiration for the best Christmas rock painting ideas.
We’ve gathered the best tutorials to meet a variety of skill levels. With the Christmas season upon us, it’s time to have fun making crafts and decor for Christmas.
Rock art is so much fun and is a great way to spend time with kids making crafts together.
And a painted rock makes a unique gift, or stocking stuffer, especially when you want to give something that has a personal touch.
After reading through each tutorial, I noticed many share the same materials.
So if you have a few of these items on hand, you will already have what you need to make many of the Christmas rock painting ideas from our list.
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List Of Typical Materials For Making Painted Christmas Rocks
- river rock
- paint markers
- felt-tip pens
- permanent marker
- white acrylic paint
- fine tip paint brush
- red paint
- green paint
- black paint
- clear lacquer spray
Note: For best results, I recommend using paint markers over felt-tip pens or permanent markers.
Some other rock painting tutorials you may enjoy are these cute rock painted flowers, and an adorable frog.
Look at our list below of holiday-painted rock ideas and tutorials, and choose your favorite.
17 Best Christmas Rock Painting Ideas
Christmas Ornament Painted Rocks
The bright colors on this beautiful rock design really make them stand out. Adding ornament caps is such a clever idea.
From a distance, they look like real ball ornaments.
Penguin Family Pebble Art Craft
Here's an adorable penguin winter scene. Using the wood slice as a background is so smart.
This penguin craft would make such a great Christmas present.
Painted Rock Snowflakes: an easy winter craft anyone can do
This easy rock snowflake design is perfect for any age. You can make the snowflakes as simple or as intricate as you'd like.
I love that she uses them as napkin holders in a place setting. It's a really unique idea.
Christmas Treats Painted Rocks
Here are several great ideas for Christmas rock designs. First, it's a whole set of Christmas treat-themed rocks.
Flat rocks come in handy for a project like this that uses details. Check out the tutorial to see how to make these.
Easy Painted Rock Grinch Craft » Homemade Heather
It's a great idea to draw one of your favorite characters from a Christmas movie. I'm partial to the Grinch myself. So I'll bet this is a fun tutorial.
If you love the Grinch, you may like this tutorial for making a clay Grinch ornament.
Painted Rock Snowman Craft
This is another cute painted stone and Christmas tree ornament combination that makes for an easy DIY.
Snowman Painted Rock Craft
A snowman rock with cute details added. The key is to use acrylic paint pens to work on the small details.
The Cutest Reindeer Painted Rocks for Kids to Make
You can always add different materials to painted rocks to get some awesome 3D results.
These adorable reindeer rocks require a few extra supplies, but the result is super cute.
Colorful Snowflake Painted Rocks Kids can Easily Make
Painting a solid white background really helps the bright colors of this simple rock design stand out. This is another great tutorial for kids.
Christmas Rock Painting with a Nativity Scene
Painted rocks set up as a nativity scene make a great Christmas decoration.
This is a good project for the whole family to get involved with, as everyone can paint their own nativity character.
Christmas Rock Painting
With a little extra free time, you can make a set of rocks for the holiday season.
This tutorial will show you how to paint a Santa Claus, wrapped gift, reindeer, and a Christmas tree rock.
Penguin Painted Rocks, Christmas Rock Painting Craft
This is an excellent winter rock craft. You can easily make this cute penguin and set up a small scene to accompany it, with just a few materials as accents.
Rock Painting Mix n Match Stone Snowmen
You'll love this idea. For this tutorial, you'll paint lots of different rocks to mix and match a snowman's head with its body parts.
That makes it a fun activity even after you've painted it.
Festive Elf painted rocks
How could we not include an elf? You can use this rock to play an Elf on-a-shelf game.
Gingerbread house painted rocks
How cute is this gingerbread house rock? It's such a great idea to paint one of these on a rock. It's probably a little easier to make this way too! ;0)
For other Christmas crafts ideas, check out this huge list of DIY Dollar tree crafts to make, as well as these awesome tutorial ideas for handmade Christmas cards.
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Very cute. My grandkids will love these!
Yay! They really are so much fun to make. I hope your grandkids have a lot fun making them. :0}