What a simple idea to paint with water over the chalkboard but I love it. I have been wanting to have my son try it out for a while now but we are always doing something else. So this week just happened to be the week I got it out and let him try it. He had fun doing it but it couldn’t win over the man in the backyard building a new deck for us,lol. So after he cleared the board he was off back to his seat at the window watching the man work. I know he would do it again and on a day we are just needing a min to do something different we will get it out again!
What I did was draw on the chalkboard for him and then he had chalk to wash away with the water. We got out a cup full of water and 2 paint brushes. He took and wet the paint brushes and painted the chalkboard until the chalk seemed to be washed away. I just told him to paint but I guess he was really cleaning, haha. He likes things clean and in order. But has no problems jumping in the dirt and coming out covered in it:-) Love my son and his personality! We did spend about 10 or 15 min outside and got some fresh air while doing this activity. I would say it was a success. Hope you can have fun with it too. Here is a link I had pinned with the idea http://oneperfectdayblog.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/water-painting-on-a-chalkboard-a-pre-writing-activity/
I was playing around with the picture effects and logo text and color on these pictures. So they are all different:-)
Our set up.
He was getting ready.
Love his face.
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