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Draw ABC grid to practice spelling Draw grid and write all of the letters of alphabet inside squares. You can write letters in ABC order or mixed up. Give your child spelling word, sight word, or word to sound out, and have them hop to each letter in order to spell the word. Create rock constellations Show children images of constellations. Use rocks to represent stars, and chalk to connect stars to create different constellations. After you have practiced some real constellations, have your child create their own as well. Beginning sound scavenger hunt Hide small toys or figurines in your yard or outdoor play area. Use Chalk to Write first letter sounds of all of items, along with a few other letters as well on ground. Children will search for one of the hidden items and match it to a chalk letter that makes that items beginning sound. Continue until all of the items have been found and match. Create activity hopscotch Take basic hopscotch one step further but add in other fun activities and movements along the way. Spin, hop backwards, do jumping jacks, or whatever other fun actions you can think of for your child to complete. This activity gives children the chance to be physically active while practicing reading as well. Draw photo backgrounds Draw fun scenes and have your child lay down to pose for photos. The more creative, the better! Bring out some race cars and draw a road map. Use chalk to make roads, buildings, houses, stop signs, trees, or anything else you would see on the map. Bring out some toy cars or figurines and have fun. This is a great activity for your child to practice using four cardinal directions as well as left and right. Draw chess board Make a chess board grid using Chalk. Bring out real chess pieces, or make chess pieces out of rocks, for this outdoor version of the game. Chalk and water painting Write letters, numbers, or words, with chalk. Have your child trace over chalk with paintbrush dip in water. Water garden-beginning letter sound Draw vegetables to create a chalk garden. Write letters on each of the vegetables. Fill watering can with water, tell your child word, and have them water vegetable with that words first letter Variation of this activity could be to write sight words on vegetables, name word, and have your child find and water them You could also write numbers on vegetables and have your child water answer to math problem. Another variation is to write a variety of words on vegetables and have your child water rhyming words. Number line hopping Draw number line from 0-20. Roll dice, have your child hop that many times across number line, and have them tell you the number they are standing on.

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10 Sidewalk Chalk Ideas

Here are a few other sidewalk chalk games to play with kids! Classic Hopscotch Pictionary with chalk! Can you draw? Prompt to draw different animals, shapes, letters Build Maze-Build your own Maze using chalk and have kids complete the Maze or build their own! Life size Checkers Board, Tic Tac Toe or other game board Trace your shadow! Instead of tracing your body, stand and trace someone's shadow! You can do this with shapes of toys too, like dinosaurs and animal figures! Chalk Art-draw balloons and take pictures of them holding them. There are lots of different chalk art ideas you can make. We like some of the ideas here. Looking for more fun kids ' activities? Try this play mud. You can do this in outdoor sensory table and make large mud pit for dinosaurs or other animals! This bug sensory bin is a great way to introduce kids to different bugs! Then take them outside and see which ones you can find in your own backyard! Bring magnifying glass along with you too!

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4. 4 Square

4 Square is extremely popular in many schoolyards at recess. Draw your own 4 square court with chalk, mark number from 1 TO 4 in each square, and use a bouncy Ball TO PLAY this fun game. Each player stands in each of the squares, and the player in Square 4 starts by bouncing a ball in their Square and then hitting it towards one of other squares. The receiving player then hits the ball TO ANY other player. The ball must bounce in receiving Players Square once and they must hit it TO another player before it bounces second time. If player misses Square or the ball bounces a second time before they hit it, they are out. If there are more than 4 players, player who is out goes TO end of line of waiting players. If there are only 4 players, player who is out would move TO next lowest position, 4 being the highest Square.

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7. Sidewalk Twister

Teach kids about the history of time and earths rotation with this science experiment. Pick a place with lot of open areas and not a lot of shade. Draw X on the ground where your little one should stand and trace his or her shadow at least three times in give day-in morning, during middle of day, and in early evening. Note the time of day at each shadow and have your child describe how shadows have changed over the course of day. This activity is a great opportunity to teach and have fun with kids! Now send kids outside and get chalking. If youre really lucky, tomorrow will be a rainy day and youll even save yourself cleanup!

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8. Corners

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