Autumn Leaves and fridge magnets

It’s half term in Wiltshire and, once again, we’ve had little helpers in the office.  In an effort to keep them entertained, we came up with a project they could do without any assistance from us – turning autumn leaves into fridge magnets. Our office fridge has worn many different fridge magnets over the years but this is the first … Continue reading

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Postcard Fridge Magnets

If your fridge is anything like mine, it’s probably covered in postcards that have been sent from relatives around the world. Currently decorating my fridge are postcards from Malta, USA, Germany and deepest darkest Wiltshire! Keeping the postcards in place requires magnets, but we’ve had a bit of a brainwave – why not change the postcard into fridge magnets? That … Continue reading

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Magnetic reward charts for kids

Behaviour reward charts are a fantastic parenting tool but they often need to be reinforced over and over before the child routinely follows your rules.  There are loads of charts available to download and print, but these are all single use and only last for one week.  What if you want to be able to re-use them? This is a … Continue reading

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Magnetic behaviour charts for the fridge

Hama Bead / Perler Bead fridge magnets tutorial

We’ve showcased a lot of fridge magnet ideas on Pinterest, but now it’s tutorial time! Our youngest assistant (6) has made three hama bead designs while on school holidays.  These have been ironed to weld them together and removed from the peg boards.   We are now ready to start turning them fridge magnets.  We have decided to use some … Continue reading

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School Holidays are almost upon us

It’s that time of year again when the kids are about to break up for their long summer holiday. We have been looking for magnetic fun that you can have with kids for minimal money.  There are fridge magnets to make (how about some early christmas presents for friends and relatives), there’s a magnetic marble run game which you can … Continue reading

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Pinterest

This week, in the world of Guy’s Magnets, has been all about the kids and the impending long summer school holidays.  Rainy days are not, generally, fun for parents.  The kids slouch around watching TV or playing on a variety of techy devices when they should be doing something…anything! So we decided it was time to put together a selection … Continue reading

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