Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Let the driveway be your canvas with this homemade sidewalk paint!

  1. Ages: 3 - 11

  2. 30 minutes - 1 hour

  3. Super messy

  4. Grownup needed

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Mix 1/4 cup of cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water for each color. Stir.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Add 6-8 drops of food coloring to each 1/2 cup of cornstarch mixture. Stir.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Use paintbrushes to spread the chalk paint and create your masterpiece.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Done!

    Write a message for Dad, paint a family portrait, draw a road to ride your bikes on, decorate for a party, or just create an abstract piece of art. The possibilities and fun are endless and it all washes off with the hose--or the next time it rains!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

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