Creative Tuesday: Salt coloring

I’m back with Creative Tuesday after a long break! Today I’m introducing Salt Coloring.

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Our recent creativity revolved around salt and chalk. Both create wonderful sensory play and together or separately can keep children occupied for a long time.

Coloring salt with chalk is not  big science and a very well known activity. I’ve done it numerous times with both my older daughter and my students.

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Recently on various blogs I’ve been seeing posts on salt art and salt painting. Those are lovely activities but not for my 2+ year olds at the playgroup I run. So I decided to make it simple for them and let them apply glue on shapes I drew and then spread colored salt over with a brush and with a finger.

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They absolutely loved it. We reviewed such words as a cloud, a flower and the Sun. And colors – pink, yellow, blue and green.

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Do you play with salt at home? If yes, what are your favorite activities with salt?  

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