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Spelling bee

It’s easy to create these super cool spelling stones using a few Resene testpots.

Spelling bee - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 102

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: 26 smooth stones, Medium and fine artists’ brushes, Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene testpots in the following colours: Resene Black, Resene Bright Spark, Resene Monza and Resene Sports Star

Top tip: In order to spell more words, you might want to create some extra letters – particularly vowels.

Here's another idea: These cool counting stones were painted with Resene Black, Resene Gold Drop, Resene Hopbush and Resene Moxie.

Paint stones with letters
Spelling bee

Paint stones with numbers Another idea: Numbers

Step 1
Step one
Wash the stones in warm, soapy water and then rinse with clean water and allow to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the stones and allow two hours to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint nine of the stones with two coats of Resene Monza, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint nine of the stones with two coats of Resene Bright Spark, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Paint the remaining stones with two coats of Resene Sports Star, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint a letter of the alphabet on each of the stones using Resene Black. Allow two hours for the paint to dry and then get spelling!

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