Craft Idea For Kids: Fun Foam Magnetic Calender
A great craft idea for kids! Spice up the month of February with this magnetic fun foam heart shapes calender. This is a great gift for a sweetheart!
red fun foam
white fun foam
black fabric paint
red fabric paint
magnetic craft strip
hot glue and glue gun
fine tipped marker or pen
small heart shaped cookie cutter
Using the red fun foam, trace around the small heart cookie cutter, and cut out 28 shapes.
With the black fabric paint, draw a number on each heart shape cutout, counting 1-28. After the paint dries, cut small pieces approx 1/2" of the magnetic strip and hot glue to each shape. On the heart shape for Valentines day, use white fabric paint to make the number 14.
Cut out seven 1/2" tall and 2" wide rectangular shapes from the white fun foam. Write the abbreviations for the names of the weekdays on each one using the red fabric paint. (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur,fri, Sat and Sun). Cut out another larger rectangular shape from the red fun foam approximately 3" wide and 1/2" tall to write in white paint the month of February on it. When the paint has dried, hot glue magnetic pieces on the back of each one as done with the heart shapes.
Organize the pieces on a magnetic surface such as a refrigerator as a calender. During the month of February have your child ( or if several children take turns) remove a heart for each day that passes during the month.