There's Magic Out There: Chalk Water Fun!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Chalk Water Fun!

Recently on one of these Hot Summer days we played with chalk a little differently. We normally just draw all over the cement or work on our letters and shapes but this day we mixed it up by adding water! 

I drew a couple of hearts on the cement and we were filling them in and with a bucket munchkin would drop some water on the drawings. Not too much, but just enough to get them moist. As soon as the water falls on the chalk drawing you can see the texture and color change, even mix with other colors on the cement. 
It was fun to see the water dry on the chalk and the colors change again.
Pretty soon with enough chalk layers and water the chalk on the floor felt like goopy paint to the touch. It was so much fun! 
Have you ever played with Chalk with a twist? Its so much fun especially on a hot day. I hope you try it! Your kiddos will love it and I bet you will too because I had a blast. 
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5 comments:

  1. Great activity. Looks even messier than regular chalk, which my 4-year-old will love!

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  2. Stopping by from the Mom it Forward Facebook Group - playing with chalk is always so fun! I pinned this to my activities board and am now following you on Google+
    Happy Monday!
    Ang, Juggling Act Mama

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  3. Joy--from Mom it Forward. How creative!! This looks like a great activity to keep the kids outside and enjoying the summer weather. I'll have to try this out!
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  4. How fun!! I especially love the handprint drying--there are so many great variations you can do with this! I'm pinning it and sharing it on my PreschoolPowolPackets Facebook page--thanks for sharing it at Teach Me Tuesday at Preschool Powol Packets!

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  5. We love playing with wet chalk! Such a great sensory experience. We are featuring your post tomorrow on Share It Saturday over at Sugar Aunts. Thanks for linking up!
    Colleen

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