Chalk Doodle

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Squatting, object control (cylindrical grip and precision grip), walking, stretching, balancing.
  • Intellectual - Creative expression, self-expression through art, experiment with elements of art, talk about art work, creativity and imagination, be aware of their role and responsibility in keeping the environment clean.
  • Emotional - Self-regulation skills, extend their natural curiosity, cultivate a sense of care and appreciation for their environment, promote social-emotional competence.
  • Social - Establishing strong, positive and secure relationships with others, make responsible decisions and act on them, work and play cooperatively with others.
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Make use of the biggest canvas of all - a concrete wall to unleash your creativity.
Skill Level
Easy
Suitable for
3-4 years old
Estimated time
< 15 mins
Environment
Outdoors

What You Will Need

  • Different Coloured Chalk
  • A Bucket of Water
  • HDB Corridor or Void Deck

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Find a spot such as an HDB corridor or a void deck that hardly anyone walks by. The grey concrete serves as the perfect art canvas as it makes chalk stains visible yet it is instantly washable with water.

Step 3

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Parents to use a chalk to draw the ‘boundaries’ to mark the actual space where the child can draw.

Step 4

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Ask your child to draw away using their chalk!

Step 5

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To clean up, simply pour water over the chalk stains. Wait for it to evaporate. Done!

Ask the Kids

What drawings did you create?

What colours did you use?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below