Summer Challenge: Rock Painting

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This summer, we’re challenging you to use your imagination and create! Your entry could be featured on social media and the homepage of We’ll select one winner for each challenge, who will win a $25 gift card to Poor Richard’s Books & Gifts. Show off what you’ve made and be inspired by the creativity of others.


Challenge 2: Rock Painting

Find the perfect rock, grab your painting supplies, then add your unique message, design, or masterpiece. For an extra challenge, try painting several rocks that together tell a story! Be sure to include #ppldsummerchallenge on your rock and hide it somewhere outside. Post a photo on Facebook between Thu., June 18 - Wed., July 1st.

Entries must include #ppldsummerchallenge and tag @ppldkids or @ppldteen to be eligible to win. Or, email your photo to and we will post it to social media for you.


For inspiration, tips and tricks, check out Rock Painting 101 YouTube videos or this website: Go out and explore nature and look for other rocks hidden by friends. If you find one with the hashtag #ppldsummerchallenge be sure to post a picture and let us know where you found it!