A Messy Spot You Need

Posted by Anna Hernandez on

Creating a designated messy spot in the house can significantly encourage children's creativity. It offers them the freedom to experiment and explore without the fear of making a mess. This dedicated area reduces stress by allowing kids to make mistakes and spills without repercussions, promoting a relaxed environment for creative play. Additionally, it supports sensory development through tactile activities and fosters independence by encouraging kids to play and work on their own.

Benefits of Drawing on Walls

Allowing kids to draw on walls, in controlled ways, provides a large-scale canvas for expansive and expressive artwork. This activity helps develop gross motor skills through large movements and offers a unique surface that fosters creative thinking.

Tips for Implementing These Ideas

For a designated messy spot, choose an easily cleanable area like a playroom corner or a section of the kitchen. Use washable mats or rugs and ensure surfaces are easy to wipe down. Provide storage for art supplies to keep the area organized. For wall drawing, consider using chalkboard or whiteboard paint on a section of a wall, providing a reusable surface for drawing. Alternatively, you can use large, removable wall stickers or attach a roll of butcher paper to the wall, allowing kids to draw on the paper and tear it off when they want a new canvas.


Having a spot to be creative will be so amazing for your kids and you! For an artist's hat to spark creativity, you can also check out our selection. Give your kids the gift of expansive creativity and it will keep on giving as they grow older. Have so much fun with this!

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