How Chalk Plus Water Equals Hours of Outdoor Fun for Kids

Do you have a sidewalk nearby?

Got chalk and water?

Then you have the makings of a fun activity to get your kids outdoors.

In this article I’ll show you how to turn a few hours outside into a chalk art extravaganza.

All for the price of a box of sidewalk chalk.

Chalk art: draw outside and discover how chalk works on different surfaces, learn about layering and blending colors and how water changes the picture.

Why Chalk Art With Water?

Chalk art combined with water is a simple idea that requires little planning and is practically free but yields priceless rewards.

It combines three things kids love most: water, drawing and imagination.


Check out the Parenting Adventures podcast with Michael Stelzner
How to Have an Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunt With Your Kids
How to Create Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling In Your Home
How to Create a Backyard Treasure Hunt, Minecraft Style
How to Make Slime: 5 Easy Recipes
How to Entertain Your Kids for Hours With Adventure Tubs