Looking for easy art activity that Unleash seniors creative spirit with minimal efforts? Then look no further and Join us for a delightful session of creativity, laughter, and companionship! Transforming an ordinary rock into a charming pet rock cactus by adding vibrant colors, expressive googly eyes, and placing it in a mini pot.
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- Smooth rocks
- Acrylic paints (green, brown, assorted colors)
- Googly eyes
- Small flower pots
- Potting soil or decorative rocks
- Craft glue
Step 1: Paint Your Cactus
- Choose a rock and paint it entirely with green acrylic paint. Let it dry.
- Use white paint to add patterns and spikes to your cactus rock. Allow it to dry completely.
Step 2: Bring Your Cactus to Life
- Apply glue to googly eyes and place them on the cactus where you like.
- Let the glue dry to secure the eyes in place.
Step 3: Pot and Personalize
- Fill a small pot with potting soil or decorative rocks.
- Press your cactus rock into the pot and secure it with a bit of glue.
- Add your personal touch by drawing a smile or adding decorative pebbles around the cactus.
Feel free to watch these easy instructional video
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