I have always loved collecting stones, as a child (and still today) my pockets often have at least a few precious stones in.
I love the feel of them, the shape, the lovely earthy colours. My children love this too and we have had so much fun playing with stones we have found.
It is of course an ancient and natural practice to communicate, play and create art with stones. It is about being outside, working with the elements, appreciating the natural world…with not a hint of plastic in sight.
Nature play is the best and nature provides the very best crafting materials.
Here are 10 cool things to do with stones…
Make pet rocks
Tell stories with them
Make a memory jar with them
Make message gifts
Build with them
Make a village!
What a treasure trove of ideas all which cost practically nothing.
Huge thanks to the creative contributors.
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