Cheap Christmas Craft Time!

I am always on the lookout for cute little projects that I can use as Christmas gifts for my 2nd grade students to their families.  This is one of my favorites and I’ve heard that these end up actually being used for years and  years!

Glass Magnets

You will need:

Round glass pieces that can be found at any craft store or dollar store

Modge Podge & brush

Glue gun

Round button style magnets

Heavy white paper

Crayons/color pencils or markers


Step one: Trace the outline of a round glass piece onto white paper.  You can cut out several of these (always do some extras for mistakes).

Step two: Have your child draw on the little circle, the more color and background the better it will turn out!

Step three: Using a small brush, paint Modge Podge onto the colored side of the circle and attach to the flat side of the glass piece.  Smooth the edges or trim with a scissors.  Let dry for a few hours.  At first, the wet modge podge will appear very smudgy.  As it dries, it will become clear.

Step four: Use the glue gun to glue a round button magnet to the back of the glass piece.  Let dry and you’re done!!

About the Blogger:

Hi! My name is Trisha and I am wife and mom to two little ones that love their Babylegs. I also teach 2nd grade and make hand stamped jewelry! It’s a busy life, but I love it and wouldn’t trade it for anything!