DIY: Here’s how to make your own sidewalk chalk paint at home

DIY on how to make sidewalk chalk paint

Are you looking for some fun ways to get outside during this quarantine? Well, we’ve got you covered. This recipe for homemade sidewalk chalk paint is a fun way to get outside, without leaving your yard. All you need are three simple baking ingredients, some standard kitchen supplies, a sidewalk and you’re all set.


  • 1 Measuring cup (1 cup)
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Mixing utensil
  • 4 jars or cups


  • 1 Cup of Corn Starch
  • 1 Cup of Water
  • 4-5 Drops of Food Coloring


Step One

Mix 1 cup of corn starch and 1 cup of water into a mixing bowl. This will create the base for the chalk paint.

Step Two

Divide the chalk paint mixture evenly into the four jars or cups.

Step Three

Grab your food coloring and start adding color into the jars. The more drops you use, the brighter the color will be. Stir dye into the mixture.

Step Four

Find a sidewalk and start painting!