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big paper rolls suitable for drawing

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lisalisa Tue 31-May-05 13:58:34

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bakedpotato Tue 31-May-05 14:06:26

No idea about the pre-printed colouring in version but for drawing, what about rolls of lining paper from a DIY shop? So cheap it's virtually free

jampots Tue 31-May-05 14:06:53

Good old Ikea!

motherinferior Tue 31-May-05 14:07:05

And it's thick so they can splosh around watercolours on it, too.

Earlybird Tue 31-May-05 14:09:28

Agree with bakedpotato. My very clever nanny went to the hardware/DIY shop recently and bought a big/cheap roll of lining paper. It's blank of course, but you could let kids draw freeform, or could draw in some shapes in advance...

lisalisa Tue 31-May-05 14:11:36

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motherinferior Tue 31-May-05 15:13:04

Lisalisa, my younger daughter has been spotted hauling out the roll of paper, carefully unrolling it and starting to draw with gusto - and she's not yet two! IME they love it.

milge Tue 31-May-05 15:15:30

I think i remember Urchin having something like this, not sure it was a roll,may have been a huge sheet to go up on a wall

lisalisa Wed 01-Jun-05 11:03:06

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misdee Wed 01-Jun-05 11:05:23

urchin is a shop isnt it?

misdee Wed 01-Jun-05 11:07:13

colouring-in posters

Carameli Wed 01-Jun-05 12:48:53

another vote for lining paper, I bought a roll the other day and its great!!

Iklboo Wed 01-Jun-05 12:49:42

Yup - lining paper is best and cheap too.

MarsLady Wed 01-Jun-05 12:52:34

and another lining paper vote!

milge Wed 01-Jun-05 16:35:37

lisalisa, i meant Urchin, the toy company rather than a Mn nickname! thanks misdee for the link

hana Wed 01-Jun-05 16:38:44

lining paper here too - did dd1's outline the ohter day and decorated with old bits of material etc etc it's up in the living room now. great fun!

ambrosia Wed 01-Jun-05 16:40:06

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SaintGeorge Wed 01-Jun-05 16:44:15

We have a roll of lining paper hung on the back of the kids bedroom door so they can use the door as the easel IYSWIM. Saves them taking up acres of floor space whilst drawing.

lisalisa Thu 02-Jun-05 11:26:26

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