The brilliant Summer heat is blazing down and the children are loving every second of it! “Momma, can we play outside, PLEASE?!? Oh, how every mother knows those words are coming! It’s easier to say yes when your little ones aren’t running back inside saying, “I’m bored. What do I do?” As if the woman standing behind the sink full of dirty dishes is the perfect source for information for all things fun? Here are 10 Ways Sidewalk Chalk Rocks! That’s right! Those $5 bucks of messiness that your kids beg for. Not only should you let them have it, but here’s how to help them make the most of it!
2D Obstacle Course– This is no ordinary game of hopscotch! You can tailor this to your kiddo’s favorite sounds and actions!
Water Balloon Bullseye– This twist on the time honored game of darts is amazing. Take aim with your water balloons and get ready to beat the heat this summer!
DIY Sidewalk Foam Paint– This is technically not chalk, but it’s so much fun we think it just makes it extra worthy of being included in today’s list!
Learn to Read Sight Words Combine learning with movement for an amazing combination that helps your children love learning!
DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint– Liquid Chalk! How cool is that!
DIY Glow in the Dark Chalk– To get your chalk to “light up” you make need to “charge” it with a light source (Usually by placing your chalk next to a light bulb prior to using.) Otherwise, pull out your black light for some amazing glow!
Giant Chalk Art Town– It doesn’t take an artist to create this fun and colorful village that everyone just has to drive through!
Spray Chalk– Use a giant stencil, and leave a giant surprise for your favorite person or a total stranger! How fun is this! OOh! Does this come in glow in the dark?
DIY Photo Background– Oh. The. Possabilities….
Bean Bag Tic-Tac-Toe Don’t underestimate the appeal of a simple game with endless move possibilities!