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Rock Painting Bugs

What bugs will you paint?

Here’s what you’ll need!


Acrylic paint

Paint brushes

Gloss varnish (optional – to make them shiny!)

Googly eyes (optional)


  1. Wash your rocks with water and let them dry. Think about what bugs/insects you would like to paint e.g.  ladybird, bee, snail etc
  2. When the rocks are dry, start painting your bugs.
  3. Let the paint dry and then paint a layer of gloss varnish on top
  4. You can now place you bugs in the garden or on a windowsill!

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