The weather is finally getting nice here in the Pacific Northwest, and that means it’s time for some outdoor crafts. Last week we mixed up this totally easy sidewalk chalk recipe and had some fun in the front yard. We’ll definitely be doing this again!
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What You Need to Make Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint
- One part water
- One part corn starch
- Food coloring
For a moment, I almost tried to use corn meal instead of corn starch in our sidewalk paint. Oops!
Mix the water and corn starch in a bowl. Bonus points if you have a chubby baby to help you like I did.
Pour the mixture into a muffin tin or small containers and add food coloring to get the desired colors for your sidewalk chalk paint.
We left one white.
Grab a couple of craft paint brushes, and let the kids go to town with their homemade sidewalk paint.
What I Learned the Hard Way: When it comes to the actual painting, this might be an activity better done in a swimsuit than any other clothing!