Please welcome guest blogger and author, Stacy Tornio, who will be sharing some chalkboard paint projects you can do outside with kids. Stacy is the co-author of the new book, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things To Do In Nature Before You Grow Up. Enter to win a copy of her book as well as some CLIF Bars on her website: Destination Nature.
Anytime we can get kids outside is a good thing, right? We think so! Whether they’re gardening, playing games or exploring the backyard, we want kids to put down the electronics and spend more time in the great outdoors. One way to do this is by encouraging kids to take arts and crafts outside! And this is where chalkboard paint can be a lot of fun.
Stevie recently had a great project on making chalkboard flower pots. To add to that, we wanted to give you a few more ideas for using chalkboard paint outside with kids. Remember that the rain could wash the chalk off, but don’t worry. You can decorate your items again and again! Here are 5 ideas!
- Make chalkboard stepping stones. You can use the bottom (saucer) of flower pots for this. Just paint, sink it into the ground and write a message. (The sinking in the ground part is important so the saucer doesn’t break if you do step on it.) [Read more...]