These cute ladybug magnets are a fun refrigerator magnet craft and gift idea for kids and adults.
Use the step by step instructions listed below to learn how to make this cute ladybug magnets craft in a rainbow of colors. These colorful ladybug refrigerator magnets are a fun ladybug craft and great gift idea that kids and adults can make.
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Ladybug Refrigerator Magnet Craft Supplies
- Extra-large glass gems
- Acrylic paint
- Black paint pens (optional)
- Craft magnets
- Craft glue, or a glue gun with glue sticks
- Black and white or colored googly eyes
Please Note: When we tested black paint pens vs acrylic paint, we discovered that paint pens worked, but they did not create black ladybug markings that were as strong or clear as acrylic paint. Markings left by paint pens can crack, peel, and allow the color of the ladybug to show through the glass gem. With that said, most of the ladybug magnets pictured were made with the black paint pen set listed above.
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How to Make Ladybug Magnets
Learn how to make ladybug refrigerator magnet crafts in a rainbow of colors with the simple step by step instructions listed below. Scroll down to have a look at the video tutorial.
- Paint ladybug markings onto the flat side of each glass gem
Clean glass gems before beginning this ladybug craft project. Use a paintbrush and acrylic paint, or black paint pens, to add black ladybug markings onto the back, or flat side, of each glass gem. Allow the paint to dry completely before moving on to the next step.
- Paint or pour acrylic paint over the markings
Choose a color of acrylic paint for each ladybug magnet craft. Paint or pour acrylic paint over the black ladybug markings on the flat side of each glass gem, and allow the paint to dry. Overnight is best.
- Glue a craft magnet onto the bottom of each ladybug craft
- Glue googly eyes onto each ladybug magnet craft
Use glue to attach black and white or colored googly eyes onto the face of each ladybug craft.
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Ladybug Magnets Craft and Gift Idea
These colorful ladybug magnets are fun to put on refrigerators and anything else magnetic. I love how cute they look crawling around on my magnetic whiteboard planner!
They make it fun to put pictures, children’s artwork, flyers, menu’s and important reminders in a place where everyone will see it daily. This simple ladybug craft also makes a great gift idea that kids or adults can make.