Here's what we made at the preschool today.
These are clothespin refrigerator magnet clips.
There are many ways to decorate these but we chose to go with a flower theme. They are quite easy for preschoolers to make once all the pieces are cut.
Here are the materials we used...wooden clothespins, wooden ice cream spoons, magnetic strips, buttons, felt and rick-rack.
We started by cutting out felt in the shape of the wooden spoon to use as the base. Then using precut flowers, flower centers and leaves, (cut using thismethod) the children arranged their design and glued it into place. Then they glued the decorated spoon onto the clothespin with the magnetic strip already attached on the back.
Here is the layout of all the pieces before gluing together.
And all glued together.
They were so sweet and very colorful...here's what the children made.
Just the perfect thing to clip a favorite card to the refrigerator.