Saint Patricks Day Leprechaun Rock Painting
Today I’m sharing a fun kids activity which is Saint Patricks Day Rock Painting. We have painted a Leprechaun, a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and a shamrock stone. It was fun making these stones and this is a great arts and craft activity for the kids.
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Supplies For Your Leprachaun Painted Rock
How To Paint A Leprachaun Rock Stone
At the moment I have been struggling to find smooth stones which means my pencil can get blunt pretty fast so I had my pencil sharpener handy and I needed to use it a few times.
This part of the stone was particularly bumpy and made the paint splatter quite a bit so I had to dot he feet extra carefully.
I was super pleased with the end result.
I am really enjoying painting rock stones and it’s a great activity to do with my daughter as she enjoys it too.
Why not try painting your own Leprechaun and Saint Patricks Day Rock Stones. I’d love to see them.
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- One rock stone
- 1 lead pencil
- Posca Pens
- Sketch Paper
1. Draw a Leprechaun onto a sketch pad. Its easier to plan what you want to draw on paper before drawing onto a rock.
2. Draw the same image onto the stone. The smoother the stone the better.
3. Use Posca paint pens to paint the Leprechauns hat.
4. Use black green and yellow paint on the rock stone.
5. Color the face and hands and used different colour posca paint to paint the stone.
6. Color the Leprachaun's shoes with a black Posca pen.
7. Use a black Posca pen to outline your Leprechaun.
8. Create a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and a shamrock themed stone.
About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!