What To Consider Before Painting a Chalkboard Wall
When you were a child, you may have gotten yelled at for drawing all over the walls. As an adult, you may have found yourself having to do the same with your own children. But now, science has caught up with children’s creativity through the brilliant innovation of chalkboard walls. Some people may be on the fence about chalkboard walls because of their “trendy” nature, but there’s plenty of reasons to take the leap. This is what to consider before painting a chalkboard wall.
Get Kids Involved in Home Improvement
Kids are super-excited about using chalkboard walls, so it’s an easy project to get your own kids super-excited about completing. Getting your kids involved in home improvement projects is a great chance to teach them practical skills as well as the value of patience, responsibility, and hard work. Not to mention, it helps them feel invested in their space and helps you grow as a family.
Re-Channel That Creative Energy
As we mentioned, a wall is like a giant canvas that little ones just can’t seem to resist filling. Rather than stifle your little one’s creativity, creating a wall for them to draw on helps them see the world in new and creative ways and encourages them to think big with their art.
Invigorate Your Child’s E-Learning
More and more kids are doing the brunt of their learning from home. This can be a difficult transition, especially for young kids, who are used to having large, colorful spaces to learn or to see facts and math problems spelled out. A chalkboard wall is a great way to transform an indoor space into a classroom and give kids a spot other than their notebooks to puzzle through schoolwork.
Release Your Inner Child
Kids aren’t the only ones who can enjoy a chalkboard wall. You can add chalkboard walls to almost any space, from the living room to the kitchen. Putting a chalkboard wall in these spaces will let the whole family get in on the fun. Whether you use your wall to write down grocery lists, reminders or loving notes or simply to doodle your cares away, everyone can join in on the fun!
It’s always important to think about an interior design choice before making it, and there’s plenty of things to consider before painting a chalkboard wall. But there is a point when you can make a choice simply because it will be fun for you and your family. When you're ready to add chalkboard to your walls, you can apply our chalkboard paint on top of almost any preexisting paint job, even EMF/EMR-shielding paint.