How to Make Chalk From Eggshells?

Answer Making your own chalk can be a fun way to spend a rainy afternoon in preparation for the next sunny day. Homemade chalk takes about three days to harden fully enough to use for drawing, so there is... Read More »

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Are chalk and dust cravings normal while pregnant and is it safe to eat chalk?

Cravings for non-food things (chalk, dirt, tin foil, that sort of thing) is called Pica. It can occur from a nutritional deficiency, and for other reasons.You should contact your doctor or midwife ... Read More »

How to Make Chalk?

Making chalk is one of the most kid- and/or parent-friendly activities. It can be a craft project, a learning tool or just a good time spent with your kids. The best part is that once it is fully d... Read More »

How to Make Chalk Paint?

Have you ever wanted to paint right on sidewalk, and then wash the evidence away? This is a fun, messy way to make paint that will do just that!

How to Make Homemade Chalk?

Chalk is calcium carbonate, the same chemical compound that makes up limestone, eggshells, and marble. "Precipitated chalk," which this article describes how to make, is produced in powdered form.