DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint


Spring is finally, finally really and truly here, WhyNotters! To celebrate, here is a very springy, nigh on summery Wactivity to decorate your doorsteps and delight your inner DIY-er.

Screen Shot 2014-09-19 at 1.47.31 PMWhat you need:


~ Water

~ Something to paint with

~ Something to mix in

Optional: Food coloring

& of course, one wacky activity doer!

What to do:

~ Mix cornstarch and water in your “something to mix in” – it’s about Screen Shot 2014-09-19 at 1.47.49 PMequal parts but I suggest going light on the water, you can always add more. Mix and add – more water if it’s too thick, more cornstarch if it’s too thin, until you get to a paint-like consistency (or until you are just too excited to wait to paint, whichever comes first).

~ If you want, add in some food coloring. For those of you working on color theory, this is a nice time to see what happens when you mix red and yellow, etc. The food coloring is totally optional though, painting with white is cool and interesting too.

~ Paint and create away, WhyNotters! Let those creative juices flow and have fun! (Maybe even make Mom a “Happy mother’s day” sign on the steps… go wacky with it!).Screen Shot 2014-09-19 at 1.48.06 PM

The inspiration for this is on the Wactivity Pinterest page!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: