DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Angel Fridge Magnet
Contributed by Leanne Guenther
- frozen juice can lid
- white, pink or flesh tone paint OR white, pink or flesh tone paper,
- circle of white paper or a small paper doily (we always keep the
little paper doilies from hotel visits)
- yellow water color paint
- cotton balls
- Optional: magnet (you can hang it on the tree instead of
making a magnet, in which case you'll need string or ribbon rather
than a magnet)
the magnet needs to be pretty powerful to hold on the fridge.
- Optional: glitter glue, sequins or sparkles
- Optional: wiggly eyes
- Use yellow water color paint to paint your doily yellow. This
is going to be the halo.
- Put the doily onto a scrap piece of paper when painting to keep your
work area clean.
- This step is very easy for even the youngest children
- Make sure your juice lid is clean.
- Look carefully at the lid.
- When you lie it on the table, one side will have almost the
entire thing in contact with the table (this will be the back of
- The other side will only have the rim in contact with the
table. This will be the side we're going to paint.
- Paint the lid (also very easy for young kids)
- Cut a circle of construction paper that fits inside the rim of the
juice can lid and glue it on.
- Let everything dry.
- Glue the doily onto the back of the juice can lid (like a halo).
- Cut some thin (1/2 inch) piece of yellow or orange construction
paper and curl them around a pencil.
- Glue the curls around the face as hair.
- Cut out wing shapes from white construction paper or use the
- Glue cotton onto the wing shapes.
- Glue them to the back of the juice can.
- Using marker, wiggly eyes and/or paint put a face onto the lid.
- Glue magnet onto back or ribbon on top if you've chosen to hang it
on the tree instead.
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- Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).
Printable version of these instructions