Posted in All Kid Activities, Literacy Activities

Salt Writing

We tried salt writing for the first time today. I felt that Caleb was ready to try writing letters since he could already sound out both uppercase and lowercase letters.
Materials:
1. Container for salt – I used a cake pan
2. 1/4 cup of iodized salt
3. Flash cards

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Started with an easy letter. Lowercase letter “L”. Then I let Caleb choose what letter he wanted to do next. He chose “V”. Here he is writing it.

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He also wrote “C” for Caleb. We just did those three letters and he just wanted to draw scribbles on the salt. I didn’t push him to do more letters since the main objective was to have fun and learn at the same time. We can try other letters next time 🙂

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This activity can get messy, so make sure to do it in a place that’s a breeze to clean up. I had to find out the hard way. HAHAHAHA! Activity was fun and delicious for Caleb ( since he loves all things salty).

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Blow Painting

Tired of painting with a paintbrush?
Time to mix it up! Try blow painting.

Materials:
1. Watercolor Paint/ any paint that can be watered down (Makes it easier to blow it across the paper).
2. Straw — any kind will do
3. paper

Step 1.
Put a drop of watered down paint on the paper.
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Step 2.
Blow on it.
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Finished product.
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