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. [Read more…]
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.