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Plaster of Paris

This is probably a stupid question, but...I have a recipe for sidewalk chalk that I want to make with my kids. It calls for plaster of paris, and the only plaster of paris I can find says it's for patching holes in walls and things like that. Is that the same stuff, or is there more than one kind of plaster of paris?

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tropicalmama

Asked by tropicalmama at 8:00 AM on Nov. 13, 2008 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Go to wal-mart int he kids craft section, their are buckets of plaster of paris!!!
    mommyofAurora

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 8:14 AM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • the kind that I buy comes in a cardboard box (its in a bag inside the box) and I buy it in HomeDepot.. plaster of paris is plaster of paris no matter what the box says!! same stuff
    LuminousMom

    Answer by LuminousMom at 12:33 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

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