SIDEWALK CHALK ACTIVITIES

Here are some chalk activities that will promote fine motor, gross motor, prewriting, literacy, and math skills too.  I love to take my grandchildren outside to play with chalk.  There are so many different activities to do.  Exploring with chalk and water provides young children with sensory play.  Outside Fun Chalk [Read more…]

CHALK WRITING

Playing with outside chalk is a great way to work on sensory and fine motor skills.  Shake things up a bit and have the children write on bricks or other textured outside walls.  This gives them a bumpy texture for great sensory feedback. It also allows them to stand up and write at a different angle.  Younger children may have an easier time making a mark with chalk when standing at this angle.

Chalk Textured Writing [Read more…]