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How To: Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint

click thumbnails for larger pics We're self confessed lovers of cornstarch. For kids projects and cooking alike, it's right up there with white vinegar in our hearts and it's many household uses! One of our favorite ways to put cornstarch to use is in the making of sidewalk chalk. It couldn't be any...
  • Renee Schultz

    2T cornstarch + 2T water + 5 drops food colouring = Sidewalk Chalk Paint Review 1 star. My kids liked painting on the driveway but it was too runny. Also, it didn't wash off (probably the food coloring I have but still). We had to get the power washer out in order to get it off the driveway.

  • Jennifer Bobin

    2T cornstarch + 2T water + 5 drops food coloring = Sidewalk Chalk Paint. Love this....so sick of paying a fortune for sidewalk paint...

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  • Alena Magsi

    I actually add glow stick juice to the mix during summer. My sisters love it and keeps them out of trouble for the whole day

  • B. Reneé Kyle

    Alena Gabelchenko that is actually toxic. The potency of the hydrogen peroxide is not the same as the diluted version you buy at the drug store and is very corrosive to skin, eyes, and very bad for a child's respiratory system. Be careful.

  • B. Reneé Kyle

    Phone tagged the wrong Alena. Jeez.

  • Alena Magsi

    They wear gloves when they use them

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