How You Can Make Your Own Liquid Chalk

Liquid Chalk

Liquid Chalk

With all of the video games and electronic gadgets that are out today, it can be quite difficult to get your child to enjoy the things that you used to enjoy when you were young. The generation gap is a difficult to dilemma to overcome, but there are ways of doing so. One example would be taking something from the days of yesteryear and modernizing it. Arts and crafts have always been fun, and making use of chalk in order to write on the sidewalk is a classic way of making good use of your creative juices. However, there are new variations of chalk that would get even your children to put down their controller and have some fun. One such variation is known as liquid chalk. Basically, it is a liquid form of the chalk that the old generation of kids used to love, creating a more interesting spin, which is sure to surprise your child.


It is possible to get your hands on liquid chalk at the local arts and crafts store. However, if you really want your child to get into the mood you will need to make the liquid chalk yourself. Fortunately, it is quite easy to do so. The first thing you will need is a bowl so that you can mix in all of the ingredients, which will consist of cornstarch (one cup), flour (just a tablespoon), water (about half a cup) and food coloring (a few drops). Mixing all of the ingredients together is quite easy, and before you know it you will have your own batch of home-made liquid art.


In order to have an easier time when it comes to using liquid chalk, simply place it on plastic packaging. The best type of packaging would be a bag with a zip lock. Afterwards, all you need to do is hand it to your child and have fun in the sidewalks, just like the old days.



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