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Mark Making Activities

Mark making is an important part of the development of early writing skills. Marks can be made in a variety of different media with a variety of different tools.




  • Chalk, felt pens, crayons, bingo dabbers, paint
  •  Using tools (paintbrush/ spoon etc.), hands, fingers, feet to make marks in;

          - flour
          - rice
          - hot chocolate powder/ cocoa powder
          - sand
          - shaving foam
          - slurpy ( a mixture of cornstarch and water)
          - playdough
          - flavoured mousse/ custard
          - jelly

  •  water and a paintbrush outside.