Turn sidewalk chalk into something new in this open-ended chalk lab!
Gather some broken sidewalk chalk and prepare materials for the chalk lab (check around the house for other items and tools that would be useful). Invite your child to explore what happens to the chalk when they use the tools to pound, scoop, and grind the chalk.
- Investigation & Inquiry- Observes, inquires, and investigates objects and events to gain understanding.
- Physical Science- Explores forces, motion, and materials and how they change.
- Fine Motor- Builds strength and coordination of small movements in hands to pick up, squeeze, twist, cut, and manipulate tools and toys.
- Attention & Perseverance- Maintains attention on people, things, and projects. Persists in understanding and mastering activities, even if challenging.