So I am so excited to share with you how to make your own Chalk bombs. So my friend got these cute little chalk bombs from the store. I thought they were neat but the outside color of the bomb easily got lost in the tall mountain grass and they were sold out pretty fast at the store. I don’t know if they came in any other colors but green, yellow, and purple either. So I decided we could make these and it would be pretty cool cause we could choose the colors we wanted and make the outside bag more findable. So off the store, I went to get the supplies. Below are the things I bought for the project.
You will need
- 1 yard of porous jersey fabric or a fabric that is porous we bought white
- chalk of your choice we bought a variety mix
- cheese grater we bought a cheap one for crafts only 🙂
- bright string
- zip ties
Cut out Square Pieces of Fabric
I took the white fabric we bought and cut out a 8 -inch by 8-inch piece. Once these were cut we could move to the next step which is fun!
Grate The Chalk
This is something a mommy or daddy will want to do. I would be worried a child might cut their fingers. So I grated the chalk and put it in bowls for the next steps. I also had my little helper.
Cut Nylon String
Cut some of your nylon string into 5-inch strips this will be used later to make your bomb easier to throw.
Now You Can Assemble The Chalk Bomb
So take a square of fabric and scoop the grated chalk on to it. Place one of the nylon strings in it. Now you can grab the edges of the fabric and make it into a ball. You will want to take the zip tie and tie around the top of it to close it. If you want you can add some more nylon string to the top to cover the zip tie.
Play With Your Chalk Bomb
So this, of course, is an outside toy. It’s messy but fun! we took our chalk bombs outside and started playing with it. You will get circle chalk marks on your clothes it easily wipes off though. If your kids wear a white shirt it makes it a little more fun cause you will really see the colors on your shirt. You can also color bomb sidewalk too. These are so much fun and provide hours of fun for my active boys. I hope you enjoy them too.
Chalk Bomb Video With the DIY Steps
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