Let your students know that they can find rocks to paint for “Unit: A Bunny of My Own! – Lesson 1” in lots of places!
Recommend that they start by checking their back yard or a relative’s property.
They can also look around parking lots and other public places.
Remind them NOT to take any landscaping rocks.
It may be illegal to remove rocks from rivers and streams on public, state, or federal lands.
It is ILLEGAL to remove rocks from federally protected lands like national parks.
A safe and legal way to get rocks is to purchase them.
Places like dollar stores, craft stores, and Walmart sell bags of small smooth rocks.
Another option is to go to a landscaping supply place. They have all sorts of rocks that you can look at. River rocks are great because they are smooth and only cost a few bucks for a 5 gallon bucket full (2″-8″).