Chalk boards are very much the thing right now and so now you can learn how to make your own and your children will love making their own too. With just 2 parts black paint and one part corn starch you can easily make your own chalk board paint. Just be sure to paint it onto some very sturdy cardboard. Then add a fun frame like we did using crayons or whatever else you'd like.

What you'll need:

  • Stiff cardboard
  • Black paint
  • Corn starch
  • Crayons
  • Glue
  • Paint brush
How to make your crayon framed chalkboard:
  • Mix the black paint and corn starch together with 2 parts paint and 1 part cornstarch.
  • Paint mixture onto cardboard.
  • Once dried, glue on crayons on the edge of the cardboard.
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