Summer 2011: Sidewalk Chalk Art

by Cate on July 18, 2011

Chalk - One Dollar Well Spent
One of our Summer Bucket List 2011 items was coloring outside with sidewalk chalk.  Consider that crossed off the list.  I love that a dollar tub of chalk can give my littles so much enjoyment.  So much so that I went back and got a few more tubs before they disappear from the Target Dollar Spot.  And because the kids tend to forget and sometimes leave them outside in the rain.  So I’m hiding the new tubs.  Go grab some of your own before they’re gone.  It’s a great opportunity to discover your little budding Picassos and Rembrandts.

Chalk - Picasso at Work

Chalk - Decisions Decisions

Chalk - Laying Out the Welcome Mat

Chalk - Fruits of Labor


Chalk - Not the legs

Chalk - Tools of the Trade

Chalk - Progress

Chalk Feet

Chalk Toes

Chalk - Hard at Work

Chalk - My Front Yard Otherwise Known as the Candyland Game Board

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July 18, 2011 – Bonus Photo
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S’mores Cookie Bar recipe … coming to a blog near you. Soon. Swear.  Like maybe even this week.

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Maureen July 18, 2011 at 11:29 pm

What gorgeous artwork! Before you know it someone’s going ask to dig up your sidewalk to put it in a gallery. :) Aren’t summer days like this fun? Lucky kids.

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Merry120 July 19, 2011 at 12:31 am

Great pics! Evan loves sidewalk chalk too. I love coming home from work to chalk pictures on the walk.

Good luck on your twitter goal…..I already follow you so I’m no help. :)

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Joanne July 19, 2011 at 6:22 am

I would totally follow you if I weren’t already a follower! I used to love sidewalk chalk. I wish it were more socially acceptable for adults to play with it!

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Ramona July 22, 2011 at 3:25 pm

My mom would never have let us do that!

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