The cans said "Fast Drying All Purpose Spray Enamel" - definitely oil-based,
requiring good ventilation. Because of space and time constraints, I
sprayed the kids' scratchboards in my backyard, returning them to class the
following day. I'd say this wouldn't be considered safe for kids to spray.
But this proved to be a good solution to my particular situation (small,
shared room / very limited class time (40 minutes a week, sometimes every
Hope this helps,
Theresa in WA
Theresa, Was it oil base or latex? Safe for kids to spray or no? Thanks,
Linda in OK
Speaking of scatchboard, I recently tried spraying inexpensive enamel spray
>paint over a thick crayon layer on index board rather than having the
>students cover with black crayon, india ink or tempera. The coverage
>good, and it scratched off well. We'd had problems with tempera
>off although we'd added dish soap. The kids really enjoyed this lesson.
>Theresa in WA
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