Boy Mama: Magnetic Popsicle Sticks

Magnetic Popsicle Sticks

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

I was browsing on Amazon for some magnet blocks for my boys when I came across a set of what looked like popsicle sticks, but they were magnetic. I thought they looked really cool and that my boys, especially my youngest,  would enjoy them. I spent all day creating these sticks and was so excited to share them with the boys.  Then I went back to Amazon to find the real toys, but it is as if they vanished! So, I Googled it and to my disappointment, found that lots of other creative people had the same idea as me. That said, I am still pretty pleased with our new magnet popsicles sticks even if the idea was not mine alone. 🙂

Materials:

  • paint (we used acrylics) and brushes
  • JUMBO wooden popsicle sticks (we got ours from CraftProjectsIdeas.com)
  • magnetic tape
  • scissors

Directions

Grab a handful of wooden popsicle sticks.

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

Paint the sticks a variety of colors (and patterns if you like) and then allow the sticks to dry completely.

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

Cut strips of magnetic tape that are a little shorter than the sticks.

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

Place one piece of magnetic tape on the back of each popsicle stick.

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

Once the tape is on, grab a cookie sheet or set yourself up in front of the fridge and enjoy your new magnetic popsicles sticks!

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

Your magnetic popsicle sticks can also be used for:

color identification

patterns

counting

letters

adding/subtracting

and more!

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Magnet Popsicle Sticks

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