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Magnet Christmas Tree

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

Homemade green and red magnets can be arranged into Christmas trees or other holiday shapes.

Magnet Holiday Shapes Activity for Kids

Materials

  • Lids from frozen-juice cans or baby-food jars (at least 10)
  • Magnet strips
  • Glue gun
  • Green felt
  • Felt in other bright colors
  • Scissors

Directions

  1. Cut small circles of colored felt to fit the lids. Use lots of green and other colors such as red, yellow, and blue.
  2. If using baby-food jar lids, glue a circle of felt to the inside of each lid. If using juice container lids, glue the felt to the outside of the lid.
  3. Glue a small magnetic strip to the other side of each lid. You can arrange these magnets in the shape of a Christmas tree on your refrigerator door.
  4. Your toddler will have fun making designs of his own.

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