Stone Collection

by Nick Pan

Nature is a great interior decorator. With a little paint and brush, change beautifully shaped pebbles into attractive ornaments and paper weights.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Stone Collection

Learning Framework

  • Physical - None

  • Intellectual - People and cultures, natural and built environment, places and spaces, observing, classifying, asking questions

  • Emotional - Comfortable and happy with themselves, reflectiveness, appreciation, inventiveness, engagement

  • Social - Be able to relate to others, love their families, friends, teachers and school


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Step 1

Wash the pebbles in the box of water and dry them on a piece of kitchen towel.

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Step 3

Paint a bottom layer on the pebbles and leave them to dry.

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Step 5

Spray the painted pebbles with hairspray to set the paint and leave them to dry.

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  • Paint (Poster Colour)

  • Kitchen Towel

  • Box of Water

  • Cup of Water

  • Palette

  • Paint Brushes

  • Cotton Sticks

  • Pebbles

  • Hairspray

Step 2

Wet the paint brushes and prepare a the paint.

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Step 4

Decorate the pebbles with dots and other shapes. Leave them to dry.

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Step 6

Stack the pebbles, arrange them in size – use them to decorate your home!


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