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Craft Ideas for Kids DIY Magnets

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Difficulty Level Intermediate
Craft Ideas for Kids  DIY Magnets | Hobbyideas
This is a very cute DIY craft for kids. It uses the most commonplace ingredients to make something beautiful and educational. Projects such as these are great craft ideas for kids to do.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Craft Ideas for Kids  DIY Magnets - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a corrugated box.
Draw and Cut the outlines of four circles measuring 3” diameter.
Draw few motifs like ladybird, bird, butterfly and the snail on it, or anything that a kid prefers to draw.

STEP 2:-

Craft Ideas for Kids  DIY Magnets - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

We are going to make two of our motifs with little shilpkar to give a 3D effect. Air dry clay can be used too.
Take shilpkar resin base and hardner, mix it thoroughly to make even dough.
Take the dough ball and shape it accordingly to create the shell of the snail and the body of the ladybird on the corrugated circles.
Create the details like the dots on the body of the ladybird and the figures of the shell using clay carving tool.
Refer to the image.

STEP 3:-

Craft Ideas for Kids  DIY Magnets - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the motifs using Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Pink 18, Violet 25, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32 and Leaf Green 62 respectively.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 4:-

Craft Ideas for Kids  DIY Magnets - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Take shilpkar resin base and hardner, mix it thoroughly to make even dough.
Mix acrylic colour black 02 in the dough well.
Take the black coloured dough ball, roll it further to make even coils.

STEP 5:-

Craft Ideas for Kids  DIY Magnets - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Bordered each fridge magnet using the black coloured coils neatly.
Leave it to dry.
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Stick the magnets from the rear side of the painted motifs using , Fevicryl Fabric Glue.
So this is an easy idea for craft for the kids. This can be attempted by kids of 5 onwards if mothers are willing to help the kids along, as these make very interesting craft ideas for kids. Let’s get going mommies.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Orange 17, Pink 18, Violet 25, White 27, Cerulean Blue 32, Leaf Green 62, Fevicryl Non Sticky Shilpkar, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Water Container, Colour Palette, Pencil, Paper Cutter, Recycled Corrugated Box, Carving Tool, Magnets.

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