Easy-to-Create Magnets

This great project for young crafters turns any lightweight item into a fun and functional magnet.
Upcycling Your Kids Toys

Lego Magnets

Image courtesy of Share My Craft user houseofthehepworths.

Image courtesy of Share My Craft user houseofthehepworths.

Materials and Tools:

small plastic toys
strong, quick-setting glue
disc magnets

Steps: 

  1. Gather small items to turn into magnets. Building blocks (shown) work great as do any lightweight toys such as dice, plastic figurines or puzzle pieces. Other options are sea shells, smooth river rocks or glass gems.
  2. Add a blob of glue to magnet and attach item. Press firmly until the two pieces begin to bond then set aside and allow glue to fully cure. 

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