Homemade Chalk Paint (Recipe)

Homemade chalk paint is easy to make and washes away quickly on outside surfaces with water.

Here's What You'll Need

  • 1 and 1/2 cups cornstarch
  • 1 and 1/2 cups water
  • 3 drops food coloring

How to Make

  • Mix cornstarch and water together in a large bowl until smooth. 
  • Divide mixture into four bowls.
  • Add a few drops of food coloring to each bowl and mix well.

Happy painting!

2 comments

Potter the Otter

Deanna,

This homemade chalk paint will be more of a liquid and has more of a paint-like consistency. The cornstarch and water mixture will be thick, but not thick enough to mold it into the traditional chalk shapes.

Hope this helps!

deanna

how do you make it hard, and make the shapes ?

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