How to Make Chalkboard Paint

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Chalkboards are not just for school anymore. You can transform any wall or surface into a chalkboard with this chalkboard paint recipe. Be sure to mix it up with a bunch of different colors– the possibilities are endless! Then whip up some lego sidewalk chalk and your afternoon is made!



  1. Combine plaster with 1 TBSP water and mix together well.
  2. Once you have a nice smooth consistency add your paint and give it a good mix.
  3. To condition the chalkboard and make it easier to write on, take a piece of chalk and rub it lightly all over the board. Then take a damp rag and wipe it gently off.

NOTE: Depending on the surface you’re painting you’ll need 1-3 light coats.

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