DIY Magnets

by Rachel Baker on February 4, 2014

These magnets are really neat and seem like they’d be easy enough for kids to make. The original article is a valentines day themed heart magnet project, but I’m thinking about year round magnet coolness!

Continue pressing and squeezing and rounding until you start to get something resembling a heart. The heart is a tricky shape and it took me a while to get the best shape I could. I found it helped to draw a heart on a piece of scrap paper (about the size that you’re working with) and then push and mould the shape on the drawn heart (using it as a guideline). Also make sure the back is nice and flat so you have a solid surface to glue your magnet to.

See the rest of this article:
http://idlewife.blogspot.com/2013/01/diy-heart-magnets.html

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