Your kid drew on the wall, and that’s OK because you’re an artist, too

By Abraham Piper

Every parent has faced the annoyance of leaving their child alone in a room only to come back moments later to a table or the floor or a wall decorated in new and unwelcome art. But it doesn’t have to be so bad if you, like your child, also know how to wield a marker or a crayon.

Just take the masterpiece they began and complete it yourself…

Making the Most of Kid's Wall Scribbles - 01

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You both got to express yourselves creatively; no one was unnecessarily scolded; and, hey, free wall art!

Everybody wins.