IMG_0777Reuse old mint tins to create a recycled mini chalkboard for an easy on-the-go activity kit. A little bit of chalkboard paint goes a long way and is a great source for never-ending fun!


  • Empty mint tin
  • Black chalkboard paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Chalk


    1. Paint the inside of the tin lid with several layers of chalkboard paint, taking time to dry between each layer. IMG_0774
    2. Paint the top of the mint tin with several layers of chalkboard paint as well.IMG_0775
    3. Add some chalk and have fun! Keep the chalk inside your recycled mini chalkboard for an easy on-the-go activity kit.IMG_0776

Amy Johnson is a crafter, writer, and mother of four, who believes in the power of handmade, secondhand, and eco-friendly living. Her favorite craft store is the thrift store and she shares creative reuse ideas on her blog Maker Mama . Follow her on Facebook for daily inspiration!

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