DIY: Make Your Own Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk Chalk

Keep your kids busy for hours this summer with homemade sidewalk chalk! 

For Each Color You Will Need:

  • 1 cup Plaster of Paris, powder form (found at Michaels)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup tempera paint
  • Silicon mold(s)
  • Plastic cups and spoon

*Each color will make 6-10 pieces of chalk 

To Make:

  1.  For each color you will need a separate cup
  2. In each cup, mix together Plaster of Paris, water and paint until smooth
  3. Pour mixtures into molds 
  4. Let dry in molds for 24 hours
  5. Carefully pop the chalk out of molds (it will still be soft) and let dry an additional 24 hours before use