by Koo Yi Jie
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
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.
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.
Ask your child to draw away using their chalk!
Different Coloured Chalk
A Bucket of Water
HDB Corridor or Void Deck
Parents to use a chalk to draw the ‘boundaries’ to mark the actual space where the child can draw.
To clean up, simply pour water over the chalk stains. Wait for it to evaporate. Done!