Easy Geometric DIY Magnets For Kids

Join me today as I take you through the simple steps to create your own DIY magnets!

Easy geometric DIY magnetsI’ve always been intrigued by geometric shapes. I’ve been seeing trendy new geometric magnets in brilliant colors popping up from independent sellers to large retailers and everywhere in between.  I hate paying for a product when we can craft them easily ourselves, so I knew we had to create our own when I stumbled upon coasters in these fabulous bright greens and blue!

DIY MAGNETS amy renea for Crafts Unleashed rhombusMy favorite shape is the rhombus, probably because it can make cool chevrons and arrows and such, but my boys are much more into the other shapes we created.  This is definitely a craft kiddos can do right along with you!

DIY MAGNETS amy renea for Crafts Unleashed largeSupplies needed to make your own geometric DIY magnets:

The process is simple, but takes a little patience and a steady hand to get straight lines!  Start by cutting two edges off the business card magnets, at an angle, so a simple rhombus is formed.  Then place the magnet on top of your cardstock (or coaster!) and cut a piece that is slightly larger than the magnet.

geometric DIY magnets leaving a borderPeel the paper backing off the magnet and attach your colored shape.

geometric diy magnets peeling the papergeometric magnets rhomus cutgeometric magnets rhombusTo create the smaller squares, I lined up the octagons, traced the middle square and cut it out.

geometric magnets tile arrangementAfter attaching magnets to the backs of these and other various shapes, I let the kids get creative!

geometric magnets amy renea on fridge geometric magnets amy reneaWe even ended up with a clown face. :)

MAGNETS amy renea for Crafts Unleashed faceWhat shapes will you create for your DIY magnets?

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About Amy Renea

Hey y'all! I'm Amy Renea, a freelance photographer and writer based out of Hershey, PA. I spend my days chasing children and chickens around the back yard, sipping on dandelion tea and munching on sweet potato chips. Come visit the Nest for All Seasons to learn more about my food, photography, DIY designs and modern garden living! www.anestforallseasons.com


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