Your kids will love these awesome colour changing chalk paints, make some today!

What you’ll need:

  • 6 squirt bottles
  • Cornflour
  • Baking soda
  • Food colouring
  • Vinegar


  1. Fill three of the bottles 2/3 full with equal parts cornflour and baking soda.
  2. Add a few drops of colouring to the bottle and fill the rest of the way with water. Shake to combine. Make one red,one yellow and one blue.
  3. Fill the other three bottles with vinegar and again add food colouring and make one blue, one yellow and one blue.
  4. The paint is ready to use outside. Try squirting the blue vinegar and the red chalk to create purple etc.

The kids would have so much fun with this! It’s also a great way to learn about making colours.

Do your kids love painting?

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  • Oh cool. I have a big slab of concrete that would be a perfect canvas for these


  • and the kids will love playing with them


  • These sound so simple to make and will save a lot of money.


  • I love this so much. An easy, impressive and fantastic idea. Thanks for sharing.


  • How cool! Thank you so much!


  • Nice one !


  • What a wonderful creative activity. Colourful and fun. thanks for sharing.


  • yep such a fun idea and then just hose down the patio and good as new


  • This would be a great idea for a kids’ party if you have a big area. You could have prizes for the best designs.


  • I would never have thought of making it ‘colour changing’. Thanks for a great idea :)


  • Thanks for the chalk recipe – fun times.

    • Love your creative ideas and project – thanks.


  • oh cool this sounds like so much for – printing this for our school holiday fun folder! – thank you


  • Homemade chalk, very smart !


  • Lots of fun to be had with these. Thank you


  • How much fun does this look like. My grandkids will have a ball with this. Very messy very fun


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