DIY Sidewalk Chalk

DIY Sidewalk Chalk


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DIY Sidewalk Chalk

Coloring the sidewalk with a chalk masterpiece has been a fun activity for a long time. But have you ever considered making your own version of sidewalk chalk? It’s pretty easy to do and won’t take more than a few minutes. Not only is it a fun activity for the kids, you can involve them in the DIY creation process as well for even more fun! Check out the instructions below to make your own DIY sidewalk chalk:

Items Needed:

  • 1 Cup Of Plaster Of Paris
  • 3/4 Cup Of Water
  • 1/4 Cup Of Tempera Paint (Any desired color)
  • Plastic mold (In any shape you want your chalk in)
  • Gloves


  1. Mix together the water and paint, once smooth mix in plaster of paris.
  2. Once the mixture is smooth, pour into the molds and let it sit overnight. The longer it sits the stronger it will be.
  3. Once it has rested, remove from the molds and let it sit for another 12-24 hours. Once it has completely dried it is ready to use!
  4. Rinse with water to remove off sidewalk.

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