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Art Easel / Magnetic Chalkboard 2-Sided


Art Easel / Magnetic Chalkboard 2-Sided
$620.95
Brand: Natural Playgrounds Company
Toxicity: treated with child friendly wood preservative
Age Appropriateness: all ages
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Art Easels are a must on a playground. 33% of children are visual learners, and children who make art read better and get better grades, so art should be an important activity outside as well, because the outdoor environment stimulates all kinds of sensations that children can’t get inside.

Write with chalk directly on these washable panels, or on paper attached to them, gives children a place to express themselves.

It’s well known that art develops hand and eye coordination, stimulates perception, allows exploration of ideas, encourages creative solutions, enhances critical thinking, provides a way to reflect on feelings, and allows children to be more self-aware and to express thoughts or emotions in new ways, so these Art Panels should play a critical role in your outdoor curriculum.

Two-sided Chalk Panels are made of durable polycarbonate, coated with outdoor porcelain chalkboard material. The entire unit is completely washable, which makes cleanup simple.

Standard size Art Panels for childcare centers are a 2’-10"w x 4’-6"h frame with 1’-9”w x 2’-9 1/2” panel and a shelf 12” off the ground.

Comes as a kit with complete, easy installation instructions.

NOTE: there is also the choice of ordering the easel with a Clear Polycarbonate panel, so if you want that, look at that item in the store.

Further notes:

The double-sided chalk panel let’s more than one child experiment with chalk drawing.

One option, is that children can write directly on the surface with different colors of chalk.

Another option is to just use the panel as a backdrop on which you hang paper with masking tape.

Another option is to mix up slurries different colored liquid soaps, and then use these as you would finger paint.

Another idea is to use different colored, small sticky notes to create collages.

And so on :)))
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