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Painted Mandala Stone Craft & Meditation

Hello gardeners are you ready to craft and relax with a brand new Gardening Tool? Today Gardener Kelsey is showing us how to create hand painted mandala stones. Not only is this this 'gardening tool' a craft, it is also a form of mediation. Mandala stones are a beautiful art form that involves painting smooth river rocks with intricate patterns of dots. This practice is a form of meditation that can be very calming and soothing. By creating mandala stones, artists can express their creativity and find peace within themselves. Mandala stones make for great decorations, paperweights, or even as a thoughtful gift for loved ones.

Scroll down to discover more about the social and emotional benefits of this calming activity and scroll all the way down to download your Gardening Tool Badge for this activity.

If you're interested in exploring this Gardening Tool and making your own mandala stones, here are a few tips to get started:

  • First, find smooth river rocks that are flat and round. You can find these at a local craft store or outdoors in nature.

  • Clean the rocks thoroughly and let them dry completely before painting.

  • Choose your color palette and gather supplies such as paint brushes and acrylic paint. It's a good idea to start with a simple design before moving on to more intricate patterns.

  • Begin by painting a base color on the rock and let it dry completely before adding dots or other designs.

  • Use a dotting tool or the back of a paintbrush to make dots in various sizes and colors. You can also add lines, swirls, and other shapes to your design.

  • Take your time and enjoy the process. Remember, creating mandala stones is a form of meditation, so allow yourself to be present in the moment and let your creativity flow.

Once you've finished your mandala stone, you can display it in your home or office, or give it as a gift to someone special. Not only will you have a beautiful piece of art, but you'll also have the satisfaction of knowing that you created it with your own hands.

Painted Mandala Stone Craft & Meditation For Kids

Our Painted Mandala Stone Craft & Meditation Has Gardener Roots In:

  • Promotes relaxation

  • Enhances creativity and self-awareness

  • Provides the benefits of art therapy

  • Reduces anxiety and relieves muscle tension

  • Builds self-confidence, allowing you to color outside the lines if you choose to

  • Screen Free activity

  • Can be done at home or in school


Painted Mandala Stone' Gardening Tool Badge- activity and craft help kids manage stress

Hey gardeners, did you do explore our Painted Mandala Stone Craft & Meditation? If so, congratulations, you just earned yourself the 'Painted Mandala Stone' Gardening Tool Badge'!

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Craft and Meditate with our Painted Mandala Stones: You Are a Gardener® goes beyond the pages of a book,it is an entire movement dedicated to empowering children. Join our community and embrace the power of turning challenges into opportunities for growth. Through our inspiring #PullYourWeeds® initiative, we encourage children and adults alike to identify their emotional obstacles and transform them into seeds of resilience, strength, and personal development.


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