It's very easy to add a little chalkboard space in any surface with chalkboard paint too! And chalkboards are functional and very family friendly. I loved my cousin's use of the wall space under her kitchen bar area that she transformed into a chalkboard. (pictured on the right) So let's talk chalk! I wanted to share a few more inspiration photos with you!
I love this person's bold use of a large space in covering an entire wall in their kitchen! It's a great color and their kitchen already holds alot of character and interesting design elements! LOVE IT!
Still hesitant? How about a child's table? My sister transformed a small table she had the is frequented used by her children for eating, crafts, playing etc. It's just their size and they love it! She simply applied chalkboard paint and VIOLA! Another use for this already great table! Great job sis! (and my kids loved being able to use it too!)
If you are still wanting more do a quick search on Flickr using the search terms - chalkboards, chalkboard kitchens, walls, etc. Have fun!