Sometimes it is difficult to think up new and original mark making opportunities when we are pushed for time. Here is a list of 25 budget- friendly mark-making resources which we use time and again!

  • Sticks
  • Mud
  • Sand
  • Pens
  • Salt
  • Pen
    Keep it simple with a biro!
  • Pencil
  • Shaving foam
  • Paint
  • Rollers
  • Crayons

    Wool trailed through paint can be really effective!
  • Washable toys
  • Felt Tips
  • Cotton buds/Q-tips
  • Finger paint
  • Cotton Wool & clothes pegs
  • Ink
  • Fruit/veg cut in half

    fruit cut in half
    Fruit or veg used as stamps in paint is always popular!
  • Stamps
  • String
  • Spaghetti (dried or cooked)
  • Drinking straws
  • Chalk
  • Cardboard tubes
  • Charcoal
  • Pavement chalk

Can you think of any which are not on my list? 25 Mark Making Resources

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