Creative Chalk Area

Creative Chalk Area

"Art is the colors and textures of your imagination."

"Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” “Imagination is more important than knowledge." Creating an arts and crafts area can be a wonderful way to foster creativity and artistic expression in the classroom. 

Certainly making arts and crafts fun and interactive helps to get children involved, providing all the equipment they need directly on the wall to create their masterpeice. Why not use MagnetPaint in conjuction with Blackboard Paint to give you classroom the WOW factor! 


What are the benefits of an arts and crafts area

  • Encourages Creativity: Arts and crafts provide an outlet for creativity and self-expression. It encourages individuals to think outside the box, come up with unique ideas, and explore their artistic talents.
  • Develops Fine Motor Skills: Engaging in activities like drawing, cutting, and painting helps develop fine motor skills, especially in children. It improves hand-eye coordination and precision.
  • Boosts Imagination: Arts and crafts allow children to use their imagination and create something from scratch. It's an opportunity to dream, invent, and explore new ideas.
  • Promotes Relaxation & Boosts Self Esteem:  Engaging in arts and crafts can be a therapeutic and relaxing activity. It allows people to unwind, reduce stress, and focus their minds on a creative task.
  • It's a winner: Have everything that you need to provide the perfect creative outlet in your classroom.


Children playing with chalk wall 


How to do it...

Use Scribblewall's MagnetPaint in conjuctinon with Blackboard paint to have the perfect combination wall.

  • Children can draw, colour and write using the coloured chalks.
  • Use the magnetically receptive surface beneath with magnetic accessories so that everythng is within reach (chalks, dusters etc) 
  • Have a dedicated area to display additional peices of artwork using magnets to boost the children's self esteem and so that classroom visitors can enjoy the art. 


Why choose this brand?

Child Safe Logo       Water Based Product Logo VOC FREE LOGO

The Blackboard Paint & MagnetPaint is a water-based VOC Free paint which is easy to use and safe to apply. No nasty odours during application, and as long as you're painting it onto a nice smooth surface, you get a fantastic quality finish that you can write on with chalk and wipe off.


Get the Look!

1.The smoother the surface that you apply the paints to, the better the end results will be.

2. Highly absorbant surfaces will need a suitable primer applying first.

3. Next you need to apply the MagnetPaint in three layers. Mix the MagnetPaint thoroughly to ensure the iron filings are mixed even through the paint

4.  Allow each layer to dry and give a light sand between layers. After the final layer is fully dry sand to a smooth flat surface - don't worry the surface will maintain its magnetic properties.

 5. Now apply the Blackboard paint on top of the magnetpaint in one or two layers. Blackboard paint is available in a choice of 7 different colours. 6.Blackboard paint is quick-drying and your surface is ready to use in 24 hours.

7. When the paint has totally dried, remove the tape and it's ready to use

9. Enjoy the wall!!!!

How to install...



So what are you waiting for, get creative and order your tin today!


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