Monday, September 16, 2013

Washable Sidewalk Paint

If you party with us at Tuesdays with a Twist, you might have seen me feature DIY Washable Sidewalk Paint from Marvelous Mommy! 

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Tobi is a great painting assistant!

I'd like to show you our version!

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Amy's recipe was followed for the most part.  Since I make my own lye soap, I also make our laundry detergent.  It is about the same consistency as shampoo.  My laundry soap is crazy inexpensive so it replaced the shampoo in Amy's recipe.  I tried one batch with the corn starch and one batch without it.  Also, some of the paint was left plain so the kiddos could mix their own colors.
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 The batch with corn starch was more vibrant,
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but both batches were equally fun!
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Lois kept evaluating whether or not the paint was edible!
When they finished painting, we turned on the sprinkler.  The paint washed right off the sidewalk as well as the sweet little fingers and toes!  If you are looking for a fun outside activity, we recommend DIY Washable Sidewalk Paint from Marvelous Mommy!

Remember that today is the Kidding Around Link Party at Inspiration Café! 


Grab a kid friendly post and join the fun!

;-)  -Marci


  1. Ahh, they look like they're having fun!

    Louisa @ My Family & Abruzzo

  2. I should try this with the grandkids one day! We do sidewalk chalk a lot so this would be something different :)

  3. Thanks so much for the mention! I love the last picture with the chicken!

  4. Such a fun idea!!! Think my kids would go nuts over this!

  5. My 6-year-old will love this! Thanks for sharing!

  6. This is so cool!! I look forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas. Have a great week.

  7. This looks like so much fun!

  8. I'm going to have to try this!! Thanks! :-)

  9. A great idea for the warm weather that's coming - and so easy to clean up! :)

  10. Now that does look like fun! We do not have one single sidewalk on our property. But I might make Jacob some of this to take home!

  11. How fun for kids, I'll have to make some for my nephew!

  12. So totally cute!! Thank you for linking up to my Themed Blog & Shop Hop!

  13. I love this idea so much - thanks for sharing Marci. You're being featured on Monday xx Nat

  14. How fun, I love this idea. The children are so precious. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty


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