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For Immediate Release
Stacy Gabrielle , (610) 253-6272 x4297

Crayola Sidewalk Is Bigger and Brighter than Ever in 2002!

EASTON, Pa., -- Kids love a reason to celebrate. Whether it's Easter, a springtime birthday or a great report card, a bucket full of sidewalk chalk definitely adds to the excitement. This year, Crayola Sidewalk Chalk introduces new fun-to-use shapes and colors that make this colorful outdoor activity even more creative and enjoyable!

Calling All Characters!

3-Count Bunnies Kids will jump for joy for with this bright assortment featuring three differently-shaped bunnies in three color palettes (lemon yellow, lime green and periwinkle; apricot, lavender and blizzard blue; and white, violet and green.) It's priced at about $1.99 and makes a wonderful treat to share with a friend for outdoor or inside play.

6-Count Eggs & Chicks Coloring is much more fun with cute little shapes like eggs and chicks. The package contains a half dozen egg-shaped chalks - 3 regular eggs and 3 eggs with chicks hatching from the top. These fun-to-use chalks can turn an ordinary patch of sidewalk into an artist's tableau! The set retails for about $1.75.

6-Count Character Topped Sticks Adorable mice, owls and bears in bright and bold colors will delight animal-loving chalk artists. The characters are molded into sturdy chalk sticks that come in a clear package that retails for about $1.59.

Big Fun with Big Crayon Shapes

Crayola 6-Count Crayon Shape is all new for 2002. The pieces resemble oversized crayons. Kids who love "giant" sized playthings - will love decorating the sidewalk with this big, colorful chalk that will keep going as long as they do! The six-pack retails for about $1.59.

15-Count Bucket Crayon Shape is sure to attract a crowd for games of hop-scotch or that timeless favorite, four square. The individual chalk pieces are crayon-shaped. When one section of sidewalk has been decorated, the clear plastic carrying bucket makes it easy to move on to the next location! The assortment retails for about $1.99.

52-Count Bucket Crayon Shape is the chalk of choice for the serious sidewalk artist! The clear storage bucket with the bright purple handle contains 24 different crayon-shaped colors. The 52-count assortment retails for about $3.50.

Crayola Sidewalk Chalk is certified non-toxic by the Art & Creative Materials Institute and can be found at mass merchandise, food, drug and craft stores nationwide.


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