One of six-year-old Emma’s favorite activities is to draw with chalk on the wet pavement after a good rainstorm – the colors are beautifully vibrant! I love that, this time, she incorporated a bright yellow sun into her art! She has also experimented with using our plastic Crayola chalk sharpener to grind the chalk into powder that she uses to paint – that’s what she did with the red chalk in the above photo.
I love watching all three kids collaborate on elaborate chalk homes for ants. Their drawings have become more plan-like over the years, but they still incorporate some very avant-garde design elements:
I love hearing them describe the home, and discussing which elements are most important!
How do your kids play with chalk?