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3 Ingredient DIY Sidewalk Chalk

Today I’m sharing my quick and easy 3 Ingredient DIY Sidewalk Chalk. All sorts of colors, swirls, glow in the dark, let your imagination go and have fun making this simple chalk.

3 Ingredient DIY Sidewalk Chalk

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Fun DIY Sidewalk Chalk

It’s easy to make your own sidewalk chalk for a day full of outdoor fun! It just needs 3 ingredients. Sidewalk chalk is an anytime favorite for us. Stop buying expensive chalk at the store and try this easy homemade sidewalk chalk for kids. Kids will love this chalk in fun bug shapes. Makes a great party favor for a bug themed birthday party!

DIY Sidewalk Chalk

There’s no kid (big or little) who doesn’t love sidewalk chalk. With this sidewalk chalk recipe, you will have more than enough to keep the kiddos happy all summer long!

plaster of paris sidewalk chalk

Cheap Sidewalk Chalk Ingredients

cheap sidewalk chalk ingredients

How to Make Sidewalk Chalk

1. Into each plastic cup, pour 1/3 cup water at a temperature of 40-50 degrees.

2. Stir about 3-4 Tbsp. of a different color paint into each cup of water.

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3. Mix 2/3 cup Plaster of Paris into each cup. The consistency will be similar to runny yogurt. (Always wear a mask and rubber gloves when working with Plaster of Paris so don’t inhale it.)

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4. Pour these into the silicone mold and tap it gently on the counter to remove air bubbles. (If you don’t have a silicone mold, empty toilet paper rolls can also be used. Put duct tape over the bottom of the tubes and line with parchment paper!)

sidewalk chalk silicone mold

5. Let set up for 24 hours. Setting them in the sun will lesson the time.

6. Pop the chalk out of the molds and make sure they feel dry all over.

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7. Ready to start coloring your favorite pictures on the sidewalk.

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Yield: 7

DIY Sidewalk Chalk

DIY Sidewalk Chalk

Today I’m sharing my quick and easy 3 Ingredient DIY Sidewalk Chalk. The best part is it can be made with things you can find easily at the store.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Active Time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 15 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 10.00

Materials

  • 1 Container Plaster of Paris
  • Washable Tempera Paint, multi-colors (Glow in The Dark Pigment Powder can also be used for glow in the dark sidewalk chalk)
  • Silicone Mold of your choice

Tools

  • Silicone Mold of your choice
  • Plastic Spoons
  • Plastic Cups

Instructions

  1. Pour 1/3 cup water at a temperature of 40-50 degrees Into each plastic cup.
  2. Stir about 3-4 Tbsp. of a different color paint into each cup of water.
  3. Mix 2/3 cup Plaster of Paris into each cup. The consistency will be similar to runny yogurt.
  4. Pour into silicone mold and tap it gently on the counter to remove air bubbles.
  5. Let set up for 24 hours. Setting them in the sun will lesson the time.
  6. Pop the chalk out of the molds and make sure they feel dry all over.
  7. You are ready to start coloring your favorite pictures on the sidewalk.

Notes

(Always wear a mask and rubber gloves when working with Plaster of Paris so don't inhale it.)

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