Rock Skulls

Transform rocks into brightly coloured skulls for Day of the Dead celebrations and Halloween events.

Skill Level

Beginner

Time to Make

15 minutes per rock + drying time

Adult Supervision Needed

Yes

How to Make

  1. Take a stone from the pack, an oval-shaped stone will work best. Cover it with a coat of brightly coloured paint. Leave to dry.
  2. Add another coat of the same colour paint and leave it to dry. Add another coat of paint if necessary.
  3. Once dry, draw the eye, nose and mouth shapes onto the rock using a black deco pen.
  4. Use other colourful deco pens to decorate the skull with flowers, dots and other shapes.

Top Tip

Use contrasting colours to decorate patterns on the skulls.

Latest Ideas

Anglo Saxon Helmet

Create your own stunning replica of the stunning Sutton Hoo helmet, which...

Craft-it!
Heraldic Bunting

Design your own heraldic flags! Look at some traditional Medieval motifs as...

Craft-it!
Anglo Saxon Plate Decoration

The Anglo-Saxons were skilled metal workers. They knew how to craft and...

Craft-it!
Anglo-Saxon Pottery

Explore how people lived from day to day in the Anglo-Saxon world...

Craft-it!
Medieval Wall Frieze

Create a Medieval scene inspired by the Bayeux tapestry! Design and make...

Craft-it!
Colour-in Hearts

PRINT and COLOUR!  Keep the children entertained with these FREE downloadable activity...

Craft-it!
Mother’s Day Bookmarks

PRINT and COLOUR!  Keep the children entertained with these FREE downloadable activity...

Craft-it!