Square-shaped sidewalk chalks come in 48 different colors. Cardboard box can be used for storage, and displays the color names on top.
Find a sidewalk. Chalk it up! Alternatively, these chalks can be used on chalkboard paint, so the possibilities for chalking surfaces are endless.
Most users enjoyed this set, saying the 48 colors really make this set superior to other brands that only have four or five pale and pastel colors. A few users pointed out that there is only a slight difference between some of the shades, but we have not found children to be upset by this.
Described as being softer, almost creamy, these chalks glide over sidewalks and driveways with less of that “gritty” feeling, and produce less dust. Of course, the softer texture means the chalks may not last as long.
Rolling away is no longer an issue due to the chalk’s square design. This shape also makes them easier for small hands to hold.
These chalks also work on chalkboard paint.
The cardboard package is meant to be a reusable container, though many users said the box isn’t durable enough for this. Plastic bags or a shoe box will work better for chalk storage.
Though these chalks also come in a 72 count option, the 72 is achieved by adding a 24 count package to this 48 count package, so there are only really 48 colors, with some having duplicates.
Washing the chalk off was easy for most users, either by spraying with water or waiting for a hard rain.
While most users were very happy with these chalks, we did note a few instances of staining. Users noticed that getting the chalks wet may increase the chances of staining clothing, though this only happened in a few instances.
- Chalks may break if dropped onto a hard surface.
- Store in a dry place.
Parts and Pieces
Not applicable. No additional parts are needed.
We noted above the rare instances with staining. While this has only happened in a very small number of cases we are aware of, we advise users try the chalks on a small part of the chalking surface just to check for any staining issues.
In the case of staining fabrics, asphalt or concrete, carpeting, or finished wood, we have provided a link to Crayola’s Stain Removal Tips.
Crayola also recommends not using chalk on asphalt or concrete that is less than two years old.