How to Make Farm Animals for Kids Painted Rocks

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These fun and easy to make farm animals for kids painted rocks and activities is a creative way to keep your little one happy and busy. Farm animals for kids painted rock crafts can be the perfect indoor activity whether its at home or school.

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You can use these farm animal easy rock painting idea as story stones to create a fun and easy learning and story-telling activity for kids to enjoy. Learn more about our story stones guide here.

Here are a few ways to make story stones fun:

  • Turn your child’s favorite into a fun interactive read-a-long activity.
  • Get some physical exercise in too with a fun outside scavenger hunt. As your child finds the story stones, take turns making up a story to go with each stone found.
  • Farm animal matching game: match animal sounds, animal colors, and animal names.
  • Use in group settings to create fun stories, skits, or songs.
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Farm Animal Painted Rocks

Supplies:

  • Rocks
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Paint brush and/or paint sponge
  • Paint Pens
  • Pencil for tracing
  1. Paint two base coats on stones with any color you want. I like to use light colors on dark stones, this will make the other paint colors more vivid.
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2. Draw basic shapes to make all the farm animal features.

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3. Paint in the shape of the farm animals.

horse painted rock
Horse Painted Rock
chicken painted rock
Chicken Painted Rock

4. Use paint pens to fill in the details so these cute animals can come alive.

5. After the farm animal painted rocks are dry, spray with a clear sealer.

farm animals for kids painted rocks
How to Make Farm Animals for Kids Painted Rocks

How to Make Farm Animals for Kids Painted Rocks

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

You can use these farm animal painted rocks as story stones to create a fun and easy learning and story-telling activity for kids to enjoy.

Materials

  • Rocks
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paint brush and/or paint sponge
  • Paint Pens
  • Clear sealer spray

Instructions

    1. Paint two base coats on stones with any color you want. I like to use light colors on dark stones, this will make the other paint colors more vivid

    2. Draw basic shapes to make all the farm animal features.

    3. Paint in the shape of the farm animals.

    4. Use paint pens to fill in the details so these cute animals come alive.

    5. After the farm animal painted rocks are dry, spray with a clear sealer.





Our Favorite Farm Animal Books To Read Along With Our Painted Rocks

farm animals for kids painted rocks

These farm animals for kids’ books are perfect for using the farm animal painted rocks as an interactive story time activity. My little guy is a big Pete the Cat fan and loves using story stones to make the books come alive.

I hope you find this farm animals for kids painted rocks activity a fun craft to do with your kids. My kids love helping me paint rocks for these tutorials. Enjoy!


Check out our rock painting ideas page for lots of fun tutorials for all skill levels.

In the meantime, if you are new to rock painting and don’t know where to start. Check out the Rock Painting for Beginners series below.

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