Rock Art Animals

Whether at camp or in the backyard, turning found rocks into Rock Art Animals is fun and colourful! This easy summer craft combines rock painting and Model Magic.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Acrylic Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Model Magic
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Metallic Markers
  • Crayola Pearlescent Medium
  • Rocks
  • Disposable Plates
  • Craft Sticks

CIY Staff Tips:

  • For added sheen, mix pearlescent medium into paint.
  • Make a variety of other animals, including a bird or a fox!

Steps:

1
Step 1

Pick small rock outside for each animal. Wash and dry if needed.

2
Step 2

Mix paint on disposable plate for colour or sheen of your choice.

3
Step 3

Paint rock, then dry 1 hour. Apply a second coat of paint. Dry 1–2 hours.

4
Step 4

To create snail, shape Model Magic into snail’s body.

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Step 5

Glue rock onto Model Magic to create shell.

6
Step 6

Add accents to shell and face with markers.

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Step 7

To create turtle, shape Model Magic into head, legs, and tail.

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Step 8

Glue head, legs, and tail to bottom of rock.

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Step 9

Shape Model Magic into shell details and glue to top of rock.

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Step 10

Add accents to face with markers.

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Step 11

Dry glue and Model Magic overnight, then take the animals out to play!

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Spring

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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