Homemade Sidewalk Paint


Using chalk to draw on the sidewalk is fun, but sometimes my little artists need something new to mix things up a bit.  In this case we turn to some homemade sidewalk paint made with just 3 easy ingredients.  Here is all you need:

1. 1 part Cornstarch (I usually start with 1 cup)

2. 1 part Water (I usually start with 1 cup)

3. Food Coloring

Mix together your cornstarch and water in a big bowl with a whisk.  Then divide the mixture up into a cupcake pan.  Add drops of your favorite food coloring to each section and mix it together to mix the color in.  Hand your little artists a brush and let them get creative.  Don’t be afraid to let them get a little messy!  It adds to the fun.





Thomas Brogan

Thomas Brogan, a native of Des Moines, was the original founder of Des Moines Parent and is a father to an 8 & 10-year-old. In his free time, he likes to explore nature, try new local restaurants and enjoy life as best as he can. Check out more of Thomas at www.broganlist.com.

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