Magic Marker Monday — Sidewalk Chalk — 5 Minutes for Special Needs

Magic Marker Monday — Sidewalk Chalk

by Michelle



It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

~Pablo Picasso

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Only one more week until summer! Can you tell we’re ready?

(Dad did the self-portrait on the right and his adorable six-year-old sidekick did the lovely work you see on the left)

There’s just something about a sidewalk full of chalk doodles makes my heart smile!


What about you? What has your little artist been up to this week? Link up and join in — we can’t wait to see!

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Michelle is a stay-at-home mom, wife to her wonderful husband, and mother of their two adorable and much-loved children. Through her blog, In The Life of a Child, Michelle has grown a passion for supporting families who are parenting children through extreme medical challenges. Her oldest child was born with a rare birth defect known as a lymphatic malformation and was also diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome. Michelle and her husband share a common goal as parents: To treasure every moment and raise their children to be extraordinary individuals.

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1 Susan (5 Minutes for Mom) June 14, 2009 at 11:55 pm

I love seeing children’s sidewalk art.

2 Heather June 15, 2009 at 4:36 am

Found Magic Marker Monday link on twitter. Nice sidewalk chalk Drawings. We have not yet done sidewalk chalk yet. still few weeks of summer to come. I’m sure we’ll get around to it.

3 debi b June 15, 2009 at 12:12 pm

I love letting the kids have chalk and seeing where they go with it. Nothing cuter than watching them decorate the sidewalk/driveway.
(we also use washable paint sometimes)

Great self-portraits!

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