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Minimize Screen Time with These Drawing Boards

Drawing helps students express their creativity, practice letters and numbers and take a break from all the screen time. Whether you’re outfitting your classroom or homeschool area, check out our top picks for the best kids’ drawing boards.

Children will love that this kids’ drawing board can also glow in the dark. You’ll get four Magic Pens, two flashlight pens, five stencils, six sea creature templates and a storage bag to hold everything.

Your children will love that this kids’ drawing board also comes with four stamps to create a variety of shapes. This pick works via magnetism for consistent lines every time.

Best for Solo Play

We like that this kids’ drawing board lights up. Note that you need three AA batteries to power this pick.

This fun kids’ drawing board is perfect for children as young as 2. This pick relies on LCD pressure and comes with a stylus. Note that it comes with a built-in battery that lasts for 12 months.

We love that this kids’ drawing board can be quickly set up on a tabletop. The reversible board is magnetic and comes with 36 letter and number magnets, chalk and a dry erase marker.

Expert Commentary

Drawing boards are great ways to encourage kids’ creativity and get them interested in art. They can also be useful for taking notes or making lists, making them multipurpose picks great for at home or in school.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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