Kids love picture books because images bring a story to life. Studies have shown incorporating visual cues into learning instead of the plain old ordinary black and white text will make learning fun and exciting and help them store those images in memory long term.
Creating a magnetic wall board in your kids’ room using magnetic paint is a great way to turn a portion of your childs wall or playroom into an exciting learning center. Kids can play with the colorfoul alphabet as they form words on the magnetic board, or they can play with numbers and geometrical shapes. The best part is that Magnetic Paint can be applied as an undercoat and then covered in regular latex paint, so the magnetic board becomes invisible. Kids love it!
A Magnetic Board allows your child the opportunity to add the sense of touch to learning and playtime. They can rearrange the letters that make up words, or move the numbers around to learn simple addition and subtraction or the older kids can experiment with more advances mathematical equations. It’s as easy as applying paint to the wall and it won’t change your overall decor because you can paint over it wiht the color of your room. In fact, your kids might just tell their friends it’s there magic wall because it’s covered in fun magnets.
Magnets are now available in so many textures shapes and form. You can purchase the traditional plastic alphabets to help the younger kiddos spell and read, numbers to help with counting and basic math principles, fun gears, dinosaurs and virtually anything to match your childs favorite theme or room decor. Your older child can use their magnetic wall for displaying fun picture frames of memories and friends or simply use it as a reminder board for upcoming homework deadlines.
In close, magnetic paint has many creative uses and I hope you are able to get your creative thinking cap on and create your very own magnetic learning center.