This Kindness Rocks Project tutorial originally appeared on the
If you’ve been anywhere around social media or Pinterest lately, you’ve noticed that doodling on rocks is back in a big way! There’s just something so fun and kinda meditative about adding art to a seemingly boring pebble. The idea behind The Kindness Rocks Project is pretty basic: decorate rocks with positive messages and leave them out in public to spread love in your community. Making these sweet little rocks with kids is not only super easy but can also be the catalyst for important lessons in kindness along the way!
As I mentioned above, participating in
The biggest hint I have for making these rocks with kids is to spray paint the rocks before hand with a base color and allow them to dry completely before the kids show up. Each spray paint brand is different but we found that the glossy paint needed a good amount of time to completely dry or else it was too sticky. Highly recommend using a matte finish!
Now that the rocks are painted and ready to be decorated, we laid out a big blanket and put all the
Once all the rocks have been painted, you can use a
One of the best things about participating in the Kindness Rocks Project was the time spent sitting on a blanket, creating and sharing love with each other as a family. It was such an easy and casual way to talk about being part of a larger community with our children. I don’t think any of us will forget this memorable afternoon anytime soon!
Making these Kindness Rocks was such an easy and fun process that I’m sure we’ll be making more soon! Hope you participate as well!