DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Create your own DIY  sidewalk chalk paint with this easy project!

CONTRIBUTING LIBRARY: Redcliff Public Library

PROGRAM TYPE: Craft

AGE GROUP: 5-12 years

TIME REQUIRED: 10 minutes to mix, as much as you want to paint outside!

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • 2 cups corn starch
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 drops food colouring OR 1 tsp tempura paint (6-8 colours)
  • Paintbrushes
  • 6-8 small plastic cups or muffin tin
  • Spoons for stirring

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Mix corn starch and water in equal amounts. Mix until corn starch is fully dissolved. 
  2. Pour into plastic cups or small muffin tins.  
  3. Add desired colour to each cup, then give it one last stir. 
  4. Your paint is ready to use!