c is for chalk paint

washable paint + corn starch + water + shaking = sidewalk (and body) paint
chalk paint mixing

chalk paint ready

we did this activity outside with church kids ranging in age from 3-14. how handy to have all the preschool paintbrushes and a teenager to paint!

sharing paintpainting the teenager pink arms

we created a hose shower for washing off (and water hauling for gutter river making).

hose showervisiting


it’s fun to do these things…i’ve never ventured out with this level of activity with my school year preschool classes….hmmmm.

painty water

7 thoughts on “c is for chalk paint

  1. Love your BLOG!!! What a great idea… can’t wait to try it out next week with the kids. I hope it’s ok to link back here when I blog about it :) The “big” kids are working out a way to make that “Outdoor Shower” they were very excited about it… Water got to love it!!! Thanks for such great ideas and your great enthusiasm for these kids!!!



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