Tuesday, June 30, 2015

DIY Sidewalk Gel Paint

Sidewalk Gel Paint Recipe

My youngest was bored last week while her big sister was away at camp. It was a beautiful afternoon outside, so I decided to whip up a batch of sidewalk gel paint. It's simple to make and quick to clean up with a hose. And the best part, it kept her busy for an entire hour!

Are you in need of a summer boredom buster? Check out the recipe below.

Sidewalk gel paint is easy to make from three ingredients.



DIY Sidewalk Gel Paint


Ingredients
6 tablespoons of cornstarch
4 cups of water
food coloring

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk together 1 c. of cold water and 6 tbs. of cornstarch until smooth.

Bring the remaining 3 c. of water to a boil in a saucepan. Turn heat down to low.

While stirring, slowly pour cornstarch/water mixture into the hot water.
Continue stirring until the mixture thickens.

Pour gel into individual containers. Stir in 5 - 10 drops of food coloring to give desired color.

Allow the gel paint to cool completely.


Have fun!


Easy to make sidewalk gel paint is a great summer boredom buster.

4 comments :

  1. I love how simple this is and yet so much fun!

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  2. So much fun! My girls would love this!

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  3. Never thought about using hot water for the chalk paint. Thanks for the idea, found you on Mom's Library.

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  4. Awesome! Featured you on Mom's Library!

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