Chalk Blocks

Listed in Arts & Crafts

basic wood blocks + chalkboard paint = hours of fun and games

endless possibilities

Mariah Bruehl is a parent, educator, and author of the book Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder (Shambhala Publications, 2011). In 2008 Mariah brought her expertise online, creating the Parents’ Choice Gold Medal award-winning Web site Playful Learning. In 2011 she launched the Playful Learning Ecademy, which takes virtual-learning experiences to a new level by incorporating the best practices in education with engaging hands-on lessons, bringing parents and children together from all over the world into a unique, creative, community environment.


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  2. El Bagul dels Jocs said on September 15, 2012 #

    ¡Nos encanta!!! sencillo, barato, y con múltiples posibilidades de juego!

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  6. Emma said on August 23, 2013 #

    What a great idea! I never would have thought of chalkboard blocks. You’re right – the possibilities are limitless. Thanks so much for sharing!

    • Mariah said on August 23, 2013 #

      Thanks Emma :-) It’s our pleasure… We have had lots of fun with them!

  7. jaime@FSPDT said on October 21, 2013 #

    hi. I am working on a 10 ways to use chalk paint kids love. I would love to includet his post with one photo and a link back. If you do not want me to use this post will you please message me. These look like so much fun. Jaime

    • Mariah said on October 22, 2013 #

      Hi Jamie – That would be wonderful! Thank you…

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  9. valentina said on April 7, 2014 #

    Hi Mariah, this is a great idea, I’ll try to do it and after I’ll share it on my blog!!! Thanks :)

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