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How to create a magnetic kids wall

Create a magnetic kids wall

Create a fun magnetic wall for the kids with our step-by-step guide.

Project time: 1 hour

Tools and materials


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Foam roller

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Masking tape

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rustoleum magnetic wall

Creating your magnetic wall

Step one

Clean Surface and allow to fully dry.

Step two

Tape off the area you would like to paint

Tip: Stir paint thoroughly before and regularly during application to ensure paint is consistently a smooth, dark grey colour.

Step three

Apply one coat of Rust-Oleum Magnetic Primer to the wall. Apply a second coat after 30 minutes. For best results, apply three thin coats instead of two heavy coats.

Step four

After allowing paint to dry for at least 4 hours, apply a top coat with the emulsion of your choice.

Tip: Create your magnetic space low enough on the wall that children can enjoy using it. It's perfect for noughts and crosses and spelling games!

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