DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint Recipe for Kids
Hello summer time!
Summer time means outdoor fun, outdoor toys and easy sidewalk activities that involve chalk fun outdoors!
Have you noticed a shortage in chalks during summer time?
I know I have. I have a solution though.
Make some DIY chalk!
It’s as easy as looking for the items in the kitchen cupboard.
I’ll be sharing below how you can make this simple chalk recipe for some DIY sidewalk chalk fun!
Related: This recipe is a slight twist on the Oobleck recipe “goop” and is so easy to make! Check out how to make goop here!
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DIY Sidewalk chalk ingredients:
Making chalk has never been easier!
Next we will elaborate more on how to make chalk and how you can do this (probably right now) too!
DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint Recipe Video Below:
How to make sidewalk chalk
Sidewalk chalk recipe:
Incorporate equal parts of cornstarch to water.
Then, add in your liquid watercolor into the mix to create an epic, vibrant color.
Mix it all up and voila, making chalk is as easy as 1-2-3.
Easy things to draw with chalk
Easy sidewalk art can look like shapes, letters, numbers…
This is a fun way to learn through play!
Sidewalk chalk art for beginners can look a bit more advanced such as including more colors into a drawn out number or letter or shape.
Easy sidewalk chalk art for toddlers and preschoolers is so much fun and can look like blobs and fun all around.
It’s perfect just the way it is because the fun of it is the most important aspect of an easy chalk activity for a hot summer day!
Related: Looking for another fun and easy DIY recipe? Go here!
DIY sidewalk chalk with flour
Is this possible?
I think so! We have not tried this DIY sidewalk chalk paint using flour .. yet.
But, if you have please leave a comment below letting me know as I am so curious. 🙂
How to make sidewalk chalk with baking soda
Baking soda is a fun add on to your DIY chalk.
We have not tried this method but have seen others try this out and the results are pretty much similar.
Incorporating homemade items into play that are of course safe and can be made easily into something fun for the summer is my jam!
Lots of fun! I hope you enjoyed this post and that you try this recipe out too!
My girls played for a very long time and made the most amazing and fun art ever.
My oldest even splattered her paintbrush into the colors and created different colors and made a work of art all over our sidewalk!
Can we say, “Fun, fun summertime!”
Have you ever made DIY chalk before and how did it go?
Oh! You can also insert this into a spray bottle and have fun spraying this DIY liquid chalk onto the sidewalk as another fun idea! So neat!