DIY Sidewalk Chalk and Paint!



Items you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cups cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups of water
  • Food coloring
  • Cupcake pan
  • Spoon to mix
  • Paint brushes


  • Mix cornstarch and water.
  • Divide into cupcake pans, usually makes 12.
  • Add desired color of food coloring.


Items you’ll need:

  • 2-3 TBS Tempera Paint
  • 3/4 Plaster of Paris
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Toilet paper Tubes
  • Wax Paper
  • Masking Tape
  • Sandwich baggies
  • Scissors
  • Spoon


Line the interiors with wax paper, tape the base to seal one end, and set aside.

Mix tempera paint with water.

Stir in plaster of Paris.

Spoon the mixture into a sandwich baggy and snip the end.

Squeeze the contents into the tube.

Prop straight up.

Allow to dry at room temperature for at least 12 hours.




DIY Kool-Aid Playdough




  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Salt
  • 1 Packet Kool-Aid
  • 1/2- 2/3 Cups of  Water
  • 1 Tb. Oil
  1. Mix the flour, salt, and Kool-Aid together.
  2. Boil the water.
  3. Add the oil to the water.
  4. Pour some of the water into the dry ingredients and mix with a spoon. Keep adding water and work the dough until the color is uniform and feels like playdough.