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Anyone suggestions on how to get biro off inflatable donkey? [hmm]

(19 Posts)
CheshireDing Sat 09-Apr-16 07:09:23

I have tried Google but not really having any luck. DS (2) decided to pen mark poor DC1's donkeys face.

Fruitbat15 Sat 09-Apr-16 07:29:03

Vinegar and bicarbonate? Often does the trick. Sorry... Made me chuckle!

thenewaveragebear1983 Sat 09-Apr-16 07:31:38

Flash magic eraser. Gets Biro off walls etc so might work on donkeys?

CheshireDing Sat 09-Apr-16 22:03:41

Fab thank you will try these suggestions tomorrow.

fuzzyllama Sat 09-Apr-16 22:11:41

Second flash magic erasers, they are fab.

MrsPigling Sat 09-Apr-16 22:51:24

assume you've tried baby wipes already?

those eraser things are fab though smile

Kelpie78 Sat 09-Apr-16 23:02:04

Maybe WD40?

TheSpottedZebra Sat 09-Apr-16 23:05:42

Wd40 or hairspray.

Cakescakescakes Sat 09-Apr-16 23:06:51

Magic eraser! They are amazing.

Sammysquiz Sun 10-Apr-16 14:44:02

It's not often you see a question asked on Mumsnet which has never been asked before, but I think you've managed it smile

BlueLeafTea Sun 10-Apr-16 14:51:29

If all else fails try rubbing alcohol. It's great at getting marks off

P1nkP0ppy Sun 10-Apr-16 17:25:09

Stain Devils - have the answer to virtual every stain 😀

cozietoesie Sun 10-Apr-16 17:44:51

I had to open this thread just to see if I could find out why someone should have an inflatable donkey with pen marks on it. It's been niggling at me all day. grin

ShinyShinyShiny Sun 10-Apr-16 17:50:50

Hairspray? I've used it successfully to get pen marks off leather before.

CheshireDing Sun 10-Apr-16 21:28:21

Ha ha thank you everyone, never crossed my mind that it sounded like an odd request but in hindsight I can see it does grin (think I have just got used to seeing said donkey on the dining table for the last 2 weeks.

Will be on to scrubbing it's pink rubbery face tomorrow smile

feelingmiffed Sun 10-Apr-16 22:09:18

I think we need a pic of said Donkey?

hedgehogsdontbite Sun 10-Apr-16 22:14:23

If it's proper biro then surgical spirit will get it off. Discovered this when my health visitor accidentally drew on my new sofa. 'Ooh' she said 'this looks new, when did you get it?'. 'It was delivered about an hour ago' I replied angry

BatteryOperatedBoyfriend Sun 10-Apr-16 22:15:29

We used to have an inflatable donkey (kind of a donkey shaped space hopper?) and ours had biro all over it too.

TotalConfucius Sun 10-Apr-16 22:17:05

Anything pertaining to inflatable donkeys belongs in the sex topic.

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