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Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

Make homemade sidewalk chalk with Apple Barrel paints!

At a Glance:

#6042 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
  • Make It with Mod Podge Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Canary Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pumpkin Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Aquamarine, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Grape Jam, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Punk Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caterpillar, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

2 Disposable mixing bowls and spoons, Water, Plaster of Paris, 6 Plastic cups, Silicone muffin pan

Instructions

  1. Combine 1¾ cups of water with 2 cups of Plaster of Paris. Stir gently so you don’t create air bubbles. Mix until it looks and feels like pancake batter.
  2. Divide the mixture equally across the 6 plastic cups.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of paint to each cup and mix well. You will use a different color for each cup.
  4. Pour the colored mixtures into a silicone muffin mold. One color in each spot. Tap the pan to settle the mixture. Allow to dry. Could take two days. Pop out and get ready to draw.
  • TIP: Wrap it up! Homemade sidewalk chalk makes a great gift. Add a few pieces to a cello bag, tie a bow and you have a very special gift for a budding artist. 

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