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Magnetic Seashells

An Imagination Station Activity
Age: 3 and up
Time: 20 minutes
Type of Activity: Arts and crafts

When you take your kids to the beach this summer, have them bring home some seashells for this fun activity! Magnetic seashells will hold up just about anything on your refrigerator -- especially those crazy pictures of you and your kids at the beach!

Materials needed:

  • Seashells
  • Small dried or silk flowers
  • Magnetic strips
  • Low temperature glue gun

    What to do:

    Step One   In the opening of the seashells, let your child arrange the flowers however she likes.

    Step Two   Using the glue gun, carefully secure the flowers in the shell.

    Step Three   Cut the magnetic strip to fit the back of the seashell.

    Step Four   Glue the magnetic strip on the back of the seashell.

    Step Five   Let the glue dry

    Now your child has created beautiful seashell magnets that will remind you of sunny days by the seashore all year long!

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