DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

DIY on how to make sidewalk chalk paint

Are you looking for some fun ways to get outside during this quarantine? Well, we’ve got you covered. This recipe for homemade sidewalk chalk paint is a fun way to get outside, without leaving your yard. All you need are three simple baking ingredients, some standard kitchen supplies, a sidewalk and you’re all set.


  • 1 Measuring cup (1 cup)
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • Spoon, stick or whisk
  • 4 jars or cups
  • 1 c. Corn Starch
  • 1 c. Water
  • 4-5 Drops of Food Coloring


Step One

Mix 1 cup of corn starch and 1 cup of water into a mixing bowl. This will create the base for the chalk paint.

Step Two

Divide the chalk paint mixture evenly into the four jars or cups.

Step Three

Grab your food coloring and start adding color into the jars. The more drops you use, the brighter the color will be. Stir dye into the mixture.

Step Four

Find a sidewalk and start painting!

Another great idea for for a fun and creative DIY project is making your own Play-Doh or bake these three ingredient peanut butter cookies.

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