Make homemade liquid sidewalk chalk for your little ones to paint with outside.
Approximate Time: 5 minutes
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Pour into an egg carton container, and let harden for 24 hours. Pop the molds out and enjoy. The shape of the sidewalk chalk is easy for smaller hands to use.
Make your own sidewalk chalk.
It is summertime! This will keep the kids happy for awhile. You will need food coloring, warm water, spray bottle and flour. I get the spray bottles from the dollar store.
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How do you make chalk?
For sidewalk chalk, try about.com, for kids chalk just google, "homemade chalk recipe"
Favecrafts.com has directions for making homemade chalk.
Here is one from right here at Thrifty Fun: www.thriftyfun.com/
'Plaster of Paris' is available at craft stores, hardware stores, Kmart etc.
Does the liquid sidewalk chalk stain concrete? I wanted to make it for my son and let him paint the driveway.
I have never seen any stained sidewalks from the purchased sidewalk chalk, but I don't know about the home made sidewalk chalk.
Could you use food coloring, for the colors or do you have to use the paint?
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Sidewalk chalk art can be a lot of fun for kids and the chalk is easy to make yourself using Plaster of Paris