Trace Kids with Sidewalk Chalk Self Portraits

Creative Wednesdays Every child I have ever cared for while working as a nanny has loved being traced. My youngest Nanny Kid giggled happily as it tickled a little as I traced her with sidewalk chalk on her driveway this week. Then I let her color her portrait with sidewalk chalk. She even gave herself […]

Fun With Chalk Series (Part 3)

Wednesdays with Whitney Nothing means summer more than baseball. Finish off the summer strong by putting that sidewalk chalk to yet another use before the summer ends! Baseball Having problems teaching the kids the logistics of baseball without bases? Use chalk to remedy the problem. 1. Start by drawing each base. Make home plate look […]

Fun With Chalk Series (Part 2)

Wednesdays with Whitney The kids are beginning to get bored with sidewalk chalk now that summer is nearing an end. Spice it up with this second installation of the Fun with Chalk Series. Race Car Track Why draw a smiley face or a beach scene when you can be drawing the race track of every […]

Fun with Chalk Series (Part 1)

Wednesdays with Whitney Everyone knows that chalk is great for drawing and making hopscotch. But most people just leave it at that. I encourage you to hop outside the box and stretch your chalk creativity to new levels! Color Run Color runs are sweeping the nation with a unified front of color + exercise = […]