10 Great Ideas For Mark-making

Following up on our previous post on mark-making, you can try out some of these great ideas to encourage your child to do mark-making, to hone her pre-writing skills.

1. Paint on the sidewalk with water.

2. Draw shapes in the air with s stick.

3. Use a long ribbon or crepe paper strips to make dance movements

4. Put up paper on an easel and paint


5. Write on sidewalks with a thick chalk


6. Do finger painting on paper, with some imagination!

7. Make prints on dough

8. Make marks on sand, flour or salt on a tray.


9. Make strokes on 3 dimensional objects like rocks, boxes or balls with paint.

10. Make art using glitter glue on paper.

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