Thursday, January 20, 2011

Window Chalk Giveaway

This blog has always been meant to share ways and ideas to make parenting (and living in general) more fun. My hope is that sharing books, a few activities and crafts, some easy/yummy cooking, and a little bit of fashion will brighten your day and inspire you to enjoy whatever you do during the day more!
Today's post is more of the same--this time a product that leads to an activity that might lead to a cleaner house (eventually) and will certainly lead to lots of smiles in the mean time! And what is this magic product? Window chalk!
When my daughter read me her history assignment a week ago (before the big snow) about stained glass windows, I remembered the beautiful ideas that the words "window" and "chalk" had conjured up in my brain. So we pulled them out, and I let the kids get creative with our big picture window.
They were entertained for HOURS. And I do mean hours. And they would ask to get the chalk out later just to tweak their master piece a little. The whole thing made me smile big time, and I was so pleased with their art work that it's still adorning our window! (Don't worry, we tested it one some other windows/doors around the house. It comes right off with a little Windex and leaves your window cleaner than it was before.)
And (drum roll, please) here's the finished product:
Pretty amazing, right?
Well, just in case you'd like to get in on this fun, I'm offering one tube of window chalk (various colors) to 4 of my commenters on this post! 
Giveaway closed. (1/27 9pm) Thanks so much for commenting!
Just become a follower of Of Such is the Kingdom then
* Comment telling us one way you and your kids like to have fun.
* Report about this post on Facebook (and comment telling me you've done so)
*Tweet it (and comment telling me you've done so)
*Or blog it (and comment telling me you've done so)
And you have four wonderful ways to get your hands on a free container of window chalk!
This giveaway will end on Thursday January 27 at 9pm.
Hey, even if you don't have kiddos, this stuff would be fun to get creative with. I've been very tempted to get it out while the kids are resting and see if I can't make a window or two look like stained glass.
Happy playing!

66 comments:

  1. My boys love playing with chalk! THis would be even cooler becuse they get to draw on the windows :)

    kelcoled at aol dot com

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  2. WOW - that's such a fun toy! I bet it would lead to very clean windows in no time. I am a follower!

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  3. We like to have fun by riding bikes as a family!

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  4. I shared on facebook:

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=194592420556698&id=1802627219

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  5. Tweet:

    http://twitter.com/#!/mellisarock/status/28589968171470848

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  6. I am not entering in the giveaway, but had to say what a fun product that window chalk is. I haven't ever seen anything like it before.

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  7. We love sidewalk chalk, so this is right up our alley!

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  8. My boys and I like to dance to Go Fish music!
    Thanks for the chalk giveaway, I just "followed" your blog -- toleahjoy at hotmail dot come.

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  9. I follow you on GFC...
    My kids and I love to cook together...pancakes our fav!

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  10. I tweeted it...(your kids are very creative! I'm impressed :)

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  11. my daughter and I love to read in the rocker together. follow with gfc.

    [email me at gmail.com, user pennywatcher]

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  12. tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/hcwpw/status/29348815760793600

    [email me at gmail.com, user pennywatcher]

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  13. I think this would be such a fun way to decorate the front of our house for each holiday. My kids would love this!

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  14. tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/Piglet5432/status/29360638895591424

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  15. My son and I love to bake together!
    veniceangel@hotmail.com

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  16. Bubbles are a huge hit at my home.


    ashlynloves 2 blog at gmail dot com

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  17. I am a gfc follower as Arianah_00 !
    My kids love having fun with chalk on the sidewalk so this is sure to be a hit :)

    Arianah_00@hotmail.com

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  18. I follow on GFC.
    We like to build with Legos at our house.

    amanda.corley@ymail.com

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  19. I tweeted.
    http://twitter.com/#!/frugalmomto4/status/29980410272284672

    amanda.corley@ymail.com

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  20. i don't have kids yet, but love decorating my windows - just like my windows looking unique. have tried different paints but always have problems either with cleaning it off, or it just doesn't look great. so it must be great stuff

    following your blog

    gintare[dot]amber[at]gmail[dot]com

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  21. Following gfc. My son like to have fun by reading LOTS of books!

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  22. http://twitter.com/#!/vanrobmac/status/30050244347568128

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  23. Blogged here:
    http://jenettes.blogspot.com/2011/01/window-chalk.html

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  24. I follow! We love to play games as a family- Uno, Wii most anything! jdjmcc@aol.com

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  25. I follow you on GFC
    jimandash1015@gmail.com

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  26. these are so cool. I will enjoy them as much as my kids!

    juliewasson@yahoo.com

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  27. We like to sit at the table and color pictures or do puzzles together.

    summer.tidmore at yahoo dot com

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  28. my kids love it when i play hide n seek with them and color

    tcogbill at live dot com

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  29. Following via GFC.

    We have Craft time every Sunday. This will be awesome for that!

    dinellh(@)comcast.net

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  30. New follower. My kids like to play with a blanket over a chair as a tent.

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  31. I'm a follower of your blog! We love to color, paint, use sidewalk chalk, etc. So this would be a hit in our home!
    pjnpatterson(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  32. We love to go biking as a family or summer, skiing in winter

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  33. You have the best window for this! We love to swim! Even in the winter, we go to the Y occasionally to swim.

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  34. I follow you with GFC.

    rrudnick@netnet.net

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  35. My children love playing games. This would be great to have them draw pictures or even play games like tic tac toe on the window.

    rrudnick@netnet.net

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  36. I'm a google follower. We've been doing a lot of cooking for fun since it's been a rough winter. :)
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  37. I follow with GFC. We love to draw and color. My guy would have so much fun using this on the sliding glass doors!

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  38. I tweeted this post!
    http://twitter.com/share/complete?text=Of+Such+is+the+Kingdom%3

    tinytornadoes@gmail.com

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  39. i follow gfc
    we love doing arts and crafts togehter
    cindy0462@gmail.com

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  40. I follow on GFC
    cluelessme8(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  41. We love playing with sidewalk chalk but since its too cold for that window chalk would be awesome!
    cluelessme8(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  42. I'm a Google Friend (follower): Cori Westphal

    And my kids love to make their own playdough! They have a blast making it, then playing with it. Two birds with one stone!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  43. Tweet: http://twitter.com/coriwestphal/statuses/30698086766485504

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  44. My kids would love playing with this on the sliding glass door. It would also be fun to decorate the car with it. heinzmom at hotmail dot com

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  45. I follow you on gfc. heinzmom at hotmail dot com

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  46. gfc sarah_roxy_21
    sarahlovesvegas@hotmail
    We like to paint

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  47. Following. My daughter (who loves art madly and deeply) would love this. She's always drawing, making, creating SOMETHING.

    hookemhil@gmail.com

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  48. Follower on GFC, we like to play outside with bubbles, chalk, ride bikes, go to the park, etc!!
    jenncutie@hotmail.com

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  49. Wrote on FB as Jay Coupon
    jenncutie@hotmail.com

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  50. Tweeted as JSchov
    jenncutie@hotmail.com

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  51. Blogged at jaycoupon.blogspot.com
    jenncutie@hotmail.com

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  52. GFC follower and my kids and I love to play board games!
    beckeesdeals at gmail dot com

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  53. I shared this post on FB
    beckeesdeals at gmail dot com

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  54. I tweeted about this post
    beckeesdeals at gmail dot com

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  55. I'm a follower :)

    We love to have fun by doing crafts!

    Katbet2004 at yahoo dot com

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  56. I follow with gfc (psychdog) and we have fun together playing card games (Old Maid and Go Fish) and board games - Candy Land..
    hickenfam at hotmail dot com

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  57. Oooh, we have huge windows in our living room and we LOVE to decorate them for every holiday! With lights and clings and all sorts of things, these would add some fun art to the next holiday!

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  58. my daughters and I would have so much fun decorating our patio doors with these.

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  59. Follow blog!! We like to do puzzles together! So much fun!

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  60. follwo you via gfc and my daughter and I love to read books almostcrazycouponladyatgmaildotcom

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  61. I am a preschool teacher and I know my little ones would love drawing with chalk on our windows!!

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