Get ready to be WOWed by these rock painting ideas for story stones! From Kawaii faces to Christmas wishes, these story stone ideas are sure to inspire. Some of these are done in just minutes, making them a great craft for kids, too.
Rock Painting Ideas for Story Stones
Some of the most fun we’ve had while camping, after dinner, and even when we make gifts are with some of these story stones sets. There is no telling where the story will lead, making it exciting for both kids and adults.
Story stones have a long tradition and help early readers to grow their imagination, learn to sequence, and just have a plain old good time!
Read on for inspiration for a few rock painting ideas for story stones.
Themed Story Stones
This rock painting idea for camping is loved by everyone! We love to go camping with kids and give them these camping rocks. No two stories are ever the same!
Harry Potter Story Stones
I don’t want to spoil the surprise, but wait until you see the painted Harry Potter story stones the kids made. They. Are. Amazing.
Gnomes Story Stones
Colorful, coordinated, and just plain fun! That’s how the kids described their set of handmade gnome story stones. See that paint? They LOVED using it for the gnome rock paintings.
Perfect for preschool and kindergarten, these painted weather rocks are so much fun. With faces, bright colors, and many designs, kids learn the different weather patterns and can mix and match them into any other story!
Animal Story Stones
This animal story stones set was one of the most fun to make! With kids shouting out the animal and the sounds they make, this was a great idea for a rock painting party for kids. I’ll write up a tutorial soon for these, but there’s nothing stopping you from starting on them now.
We brought the much-loved Kawaii style to story stones with these Kawaii summer food story stones. Featuring fun summer treats, kids get a kick out of making up fun names for each and telling stories. I’ll be sharing a tutorial soon because they are too stinking cute!
Holiday Story Stone Sets
These Easter-themed painted stones are PERFECT for teaching kids the story of the holiday. I’ve included teaching points you can use or include with the story stones if you’re giving them as a gift.
Christmas Story Stones – The EASY Way!
If you’d love to make Christmas painted stones but aren’t sure about your drawing skills, this is the fastest way to impress. Honestly, even my 5-year-old created one of these rock painting ideas for story stones.