At the beginning of the summer I made a list of fun and creative things for us to do over the warm months. Chalk paint was on the list, and a few weeks ago we finally tried it out. I wish we had done it sooner!
This is definitely a fun art project, and it’s one that we’ll do again and again. It’s easy to make, couldn’t be simpler to clean up, and you can use it on lots of mediums.
To make your own street paint, you’ll only need a few things: water, cornstarch, and food coloring.
Mix equal amounts of water and cornstarch, and then dye to your favorite colors with food coloring. It can’t get much simpler than that!
As the paint dries, it whitens and lightens in color a bit until it resembles chalk. Once dry, you can almost brush it away, and a good rain wish wash it all off. If you paint with this outside, you have absolutely no cleanup to do, and spills won’t matter!
We painted my parents’ driveway when visiting a few weeks ago.