Homemade Chalk Recipe – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

Homemade Chalk Recipe

The kids had the great idea of using my fabric chalk board as memo boards. So, of course, they needed some chalk! Hence, the chalk recipe! Here it is!:

You’ll Need: for each color

  • 1/4 cup Plaster of Paris
  • 1/8 cup of Warm Water
  • 1-2 T of Washable Paint
  • Disposable Bowls are a good idea
  • Plastic ice molds, or wax paper cut into rectangles to roll the chalk dough into

Now,:

  • Homemade Chalk Recipe
  • Pour the plaster of paris and warm water into a bowl
  • Stir in the colored paint
  • Homemade Chalk Recipe
  • The mixture will start to thicken up as you add the paint – I have no idea why the paint addition make it thick, but it’s fun to watch
  • Once you see that the mixture is turning into a thick frosting consistency, they you are ready to shape the chalk
  • If you are using wax paper sheets, then just spread some chalk mixture onto the edge of the wax paper and roll it up
  • Or – pour into your molds
  • Let the chalk sit for about 24 hours – making sure it’s nice and dry before you unwrap it
  • Homemade Chalk Recipe
  • That’s it! Have fun!
  • This recipe was adapted from iheartnaptime.net 
  • I love the name!

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com – recipes, crafts, fun foods, party ideas, and fun things to do with your kids!


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