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Sidewalk Chalk Ideas & Activities ROUND-UP! #linky #pinterest

We have been on a sidewalk chalk kick lately, and now with the cooler days of Autumn right around the corner, we’ll probably be doing more and more!!  I love sidewalk chalk activities because they are so thrifty (I stock up when I find sidewalk chalk on sale!), it’s art with virtually no clean-up (Thank […]

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Make a Track: Get Moving & Practice Motor Skills!

I have tried on several occasions to teach my 3 and 4 year old children how to weave in and out of a set of cones.  It’s such a great way to practice all different kinds of movements, but despite my best efforts, they just don’t “get” it!  As we were playing with sidewalk chalk on our […]

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Sidewalk Chalk Writing Practice

Changing the scenery, the utensils, or the writing surface can often help to motivate a less-than-willing writer.  My 4-1/2 year old is a beginning writer who is sometimes rather reluctant.  Yesterday we were playing with sidewalk chalk on the driveway when he called me over to see what he had written all on his own […]

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Painting Outdoors: Exploring Paint Tools from Rainbow Creations

We were recently contacted by Susan from Rainbow Creations, an online children’s arts and crafts supply store based in the UK, to see if we’d like to review some painting products.  Since we LOVE to dabble in art, I told her we’d be thrilled to and asked her to make our package a surprise!The package, […]

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