Make your own sidewalk chalk. The perfect summer DIY to do with your kids. Create your own sidewalk chalk and vary with different shapes, colors and gradients. A little science project to do at home. Done? Now let's get creative and create your own street art.
Follow the following steps or watch our quick step by step video tutorial at the end of this page and make your own sidewalk chalk.
- Silicon mold
- Disposable cup (you don't want the plaster to end up in your sink)
- Water based paint, non-toxic (don't use acrylic paint)
How to make your own sidewalk chalk:
Mix the plaster with the water. Check instructions on your plaster packaging.
As you can see we used as glass bowl. Use a disposable cup in stead. It makes it easier to clean. Don't flush down plaster in your sink or toilet. It will harden in your pipes and cause damage.
Stir until it's thick enough. Like Yoghurt.
Add paint to it. (do not use acrylic paint) Do
Pour mixture into mold.
Let dry for 24 hours.
Remove them from the mold.
Now you're ready to make some street art!