Philips Sonicare
 
|

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!

    More on: Crafts for Kids

    |

  • stay connected

    Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

    Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

    Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

    editor’s picks

    highlights

    Healthy Smile Checklist for Kids
    Have better dental check-ups with this free printable checklist that helps keep your child flossing, brushing, and smiling! Brought to you by Philips Sonicare.

    Kindergarten Readiness App
    It's kindergarten registration time! Use this interactive kindergarten readiness checklist, complete with fun games and activities, to practice the essential skills your child needs for this next big step. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

    8 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas
    Need some fun ideas for decorating Easter eggs with the kids? Look no further for colorful and cool designs!

    7 Ways to Curb Kids' Exposure to Violence
    American children are exposed to violence more often than you might think. Learn how to limit your child's exposure to violence and manage the mental health and behavioral effects it can cause.