We all know how good fresh air can be for us. These sidewalk chalk ideas are the perfect way to get outside, move around, get creative, and even learn a little.
Chalk Resist Letters
Get creative and decorate your sidewalks with chalk resist artwork. Kids can come up with any words or pictures they choose and can easily repeat this activity without getting bored.
Trip to Outer Space Sidewalk Chalk Art
Your child will enjoy using their imagination and taking a trip to outer space. Learn about science while drawing rocket ships and planets.
Sidewalk Chalk Outdoor Math Game
This is an entertaining way for kids to learn and practice math skills while moving around outdoors. This math chalk game can be customized for various math skills like addition or multiplication.
If you’re looking to get your toddler outside, this chalk maze might be the answer. Little ones will love to zoom their toy truck or hop through this chalk maze.
Focus your child’s mind and encourage self-expression with a chalk mandala, a unique geometric design. This activity is great for all ages.
Buildings of Russia Sidewalk Chalk Art
Bring the famous Saint Basil’s Cathedral to your home and sidewalks with a lesson on geography, culture, and art.
Cute Chalk Art Ideas
Chalk possibilities are endless with these one-of-a-kind ideas that make for tons of fun and good photoshoot props. Your child can become a chalk butterfly, ride a chalk bicycle, or swing on a chalk swing.
Driveway Shape Sidwalk Chalk Maze
Young kids can practice shape knowledge while walking or jumping their way through a shape maze. This game can be adapted for older kids by drawing 3D shapes or identifying shape attributes.
Take the electronic game of Simon outdoors with sidewalk Simon. Kids can practice color knowledge by jumping to colors in the order they hear them by using and growing their memorization skills.
Sight Words Sidewalk Chalk Twister
Play Twister with a twist with sight word chalk. Kids often learn quicker when they’re engaged, so what better way to learn sight words than with some movement and an exciting challenge?
Children usually enjoy anything that explodes, right? Do a science lesson using ingredients found in most kitchens like cornstarch and vinegar to create exploding chalk.
Sidewalk Chalk Puddle Art
Chalk puddle art came to life when a couple of kids were exploring the world around them. Kids (and adults) of all ages can join in on the happiness that chalk, color mixing, and jumping in puddles can bring.
Shadow Sidewalk Chalk Art
Show kids how shadows work when they block the sun’s light to create and trace shadows of themselves and other objects. Then, let them find their inner artist by coloring the traced shadows in.
Wet Chalk Art
Don’t let a storm rain on your parade because wet chalk can be a beautiful thing. Either use chalk that’s gotten wet or dip chalk into water cups for vibrant chalk artwork.
Sidewalk Chalk Outdoor Clock Game
Math doesn’t have to be boring when kids can practice telling time by using their bodies as the minute and hour hands on a large chalk clock. If only one child is playing, let an adult join the fun or use a rock as the other hand.
Chalk Stencil Letter Practice
Using premade stencils or DIY stencils from an old cereal box (or something like it), kids can practice letter and word writing outside.
Constellation Sidewalk Chalk Art
Take a nature walk and hunt for rocks, then learn about constellations in the fresh air. Children can use found rocks and chalk to draw their own constellations.
Sidewalk Chalk Town and Rainbow
What a neat way for kids to use their imagination and role-play with this large sidewalk town. Once the town is drawn, toy cars can make their way around town from the library to the park.
Stencil Spray Chalk Sidewalk Messages
If you want a way to let your kid join in on the thrill of your Cricut machine, this is the project for it. Create sidewalk chalk stencil messages to brighten up your neighborhood and spread joy.
Sidwalk Chalk Scavenger Hunt
Use chalk to set up a scavenger hunt for kids of all ages looking for an adventure. Bring in math and science skills by having them find things like 5 small sticks and 2 flowers of different colors.
Dots and Boxes
Bring a little challenge outside with a chalk board game. Dots and Boxes is an ideal game for siblings and playdates.
Sidewalk Chalk Nature Hunt
For another nature hunt, this one teaches colors and sorting by having children collect items that match each color chalk square. This can be extended by having kids sort objects further by size, shape, etc.
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