Before the snow hits, get the family outside for some fresh air and pick up a few stones along the way!
To create the rock crafts suggested by marthastewart.com, pick up various sizes of rocks. You will also need different colours of paint, glue, and clay, and your kids are minutes away from creating animals, people, or toys out of rocks!
Marthastewart.com suggests using either tempera or acrylic paint. Depending on the finish you are looking for, tempera looks more chalky, but it does wash off easier. Acrylic gives a glossy finish.
They offer many rock ideas, and our favourite, Painted Pandas, is simple and easy to make. These rock creations can be used for anything from book ends, door stoppers or fridge magnets.