Teaching Name Identification and Spelling with Rock Painting

Help kids learn to spell and identify their names with this fun and creative activity. Learn more here!

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Who It's For

Children ages 3 and older

Why It Empowers

This activity not only has kids learning an important skill, but it also incorporates outdoor play and art! Both outdoor play and art activities have been shown to help boost a child’s mood and improve their self-confidence.

What's Needed

  • 5 to 10 minutes of prep time, 20 to 25 minutes to create
  • Rocks
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Space for painting and drying
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    Meet The Expert

    Shenley Seabrook

    Shenley Seabrook is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works primarily with children and adolescents in a private practice setting. She is also a foster parent and lives with her husband and daughter in Indiana. Shenley recently wrote her first children’s book, We Have the Same Heart, which celebrates diversity, inclusion, and community service.