The APEC summit paved the way for an instant school vacation for the kids, and if you are running out of ideas on what to do with your children, then why not get out of the house and play street games?
You can teach your kids childhood games like piko, or even tumbang preso. You can even draw in a safe concrete area if you have one in your home.
A good material to have on hand are sidewalk chalks. And the good news is, you do not have to go to a book store to buy one, You can do one yourself and again, hit two birds in one stone. Making it is already a great activity with the kids, plus once you have the finished product, you can give it to your kids for them to draw with.
Here are some recipes for Homemade DIY Sidewalk Chalk in the Philippines:
- Store-Quality – Well just in case you have the time to go to the bookstore, or you have a well-stocked crafts cabinet, or you plainly just want a store-quality sidewalk chalk then this recipe if for you. Playfullearning.net promises an easy to make chalk as long as you have the ingredients on hand. Check out the step-by-step instructions here.
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- Liquid Side Walk Chalk – Well this is technically like the chalk that we are accustomed to but it gives off a chalk-like quality drawing, plus it can be fun for kids to paint. So if you do not have Plaster of Paris at Home, then this recipe is for you. Just raid your pantry for the ingredients. Here is the step-by-step procedure courtesy of Happy Hooligans.
- Spray Bottle Chalk – If you do not have paintbrushes at home or you just want to up the fun level f using sidewalk chalk paint then this recipe is for your family! Just look for empty spray bottles, and mix up all the ingredients as shared by ThriftyFun.Com. Here is a link to the DIY procedure.
So there you have it. I hope you’ll be able to try any of these recipes for a fun day outside the home with your kids.
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Leaving you with a video on making homemade sidewalk Chalk: