37+ The Tried and True Method for Chalkboard Wall Playroom in Step by Step Detail

It seems fun if you and the kids can be creative every day at home. Besides being able to hone your baby’s creativity, you can also establish intimacy. You can do this in many ways, one of which is having a chalkboard wall or a blackboard wall. How to make it? Check out the following information.

How to Make a Chalkboard Wall at Home

Before making it, first prepare some materials and tools as follows:

  • Powdered grout
  • Latex paint in desired color (black or other dark color)
  • Bucket for mixing ingredients
  • Brush or roller

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Steps :

  1. Previously, first make a mixture of latex paint with the color of choice with water according to the composition contained in the paint package.
  2. After that, mix the powdered grout into the liquid paint into a bucket with a ratio of 1 grout: 8 paint.
  3. Stir the grout and paint mixture thoroughly so that there are no lumps or gritty surfaces on the walls later on.
  4. If the amount of mixture is large enough, use a paint mixer to make the job easier.
  5. The next step is to prepare the walls.
  6. Clean the surface of the wall to be coated from dust, dirt, liquid, stain, or oil. If necessary, use detergent or soap to clean the walls optimally.
  7. Once clean and dry, apply the paint mix with powdered grout on the walls using a roller or large brush.
  8. For maximum results, do two times polishing on the wall.
  9. For the edges, use a brush with a small size so that the wall is completely painted.
  10. After the painting process is complete, wait for the wall to dry.
  11. The drying process for the walls to be painted a second layer is a minimum of 3 hours, while the drying process to be ready for use or decoration is at least 3 days.
  12. After three days, the chalkboard wall is ready to use.
  13. You can also decorate the wall with a border like a picture frame and add a chalk storage box and an eraser on the edge of the wall.

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