Crayon marks on walls? This worked wonderfully! A damp rag, dipped in baking soda. Comes off with little effort!
By Chell (03/04/2005)
Use Zippo lighter fluid or any lighter fluid that is on sale.
Put a little lighter fluid on a paper napkin and wipe off the crayon mark.
It takes crayon marks off blackboards, walls (painted as well as wallpapered), computers, wood floors, and toys.
I have found baking soda can scratch surfaces and takes paint off the wall.
This worked wonderfully! A damp rag, dipped in baking soda. Comes off with little effort (elbow grease that is!).
By Diana (05/05/2005)
Thank you for the baking soda tip it worked great! (11/08/2005)
Baking soda and water kind of worked to remove the crayon marks. But it also took off some of the paint (flat paint). Try toothpaste on a toothbrush-awesome! (01/05/2006)
Toothpaste and toothbrush work liked magic. Took everything off without damage to my walls. I tried the baking soda with a damp cloth and it didn't work half as well or as fast as the toothpaste did. It also took some paint off my walls when I used the baking soda method. I know what to use next time. (01/15/2006)
If you catch your child in the act.. you can use a regular SOS pad and water. The toothpaste and the baking soda didn't seem to work. (01/15/2006)
WOW toothpaste and a toothbrush really does work I was very shocked. I thought i would never get it off without having to repaint. Thanks! (02/03/2006)
Toothpaste did the trick. It worked great. Baking soda didn't work for me. It took off the paint and still didn't remove the crayon. Now I will always use toothpaste when my little one decides she wants to use my walls as paper with her crayons. (03/01/2006)
Toothpaste worked like a charm! Thanks so much! (03/15/2006)
Toothpaste and a toothbrush worked very well on varnished pine. Thanks for the tip! (04/10/2006)
I used the lighter fluid, as previously suggested, it worked, but I ran out. So I thought about using some oil lamp fluid, and it worked just as well. Our wall paint is somewhat glossy, this may not work well on no-gloss/flat paint which be too porous, (08/15/2006)
By david ross
To make the toothpaste method work, just put it on with your fingers and rub it it in a little, not all the way though! After that just leave it on for about 5-10 minutes. Last, just use the toothbrush in circular motions and wipe it off. (08/17/2006)
"Magic Eraser" My new favorite product - works great on things I never thought I could get clean. Don't rub too hard. (08/17/2006)
I used the toothpaste and tooth brush on low gloss paint and it worked wonderfully. (11/20/2006)
By Mom of 3
I just tried the magic eraser pad, the new white ones. Wow, worked like a charm with no elbow grease. i hadn't really figured out what those things could be used for since they're rather fragile, but for crayon marks, Wow! (11/20/2006)
Hair spray works very well. (07/17/2007)
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