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

Feb 17, 2014 By Abraham

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.


  1. Pspaughtamus says:

    One family I knew just put up butcher paper under the chair rail all through the main parts of the house, then would take it down if hosting things. Another family had the lower parts of walls painted with chalk board paint, easily erased and washed.

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