Want a fun craft project that helps you get organized at the same time?! These DIY magnets are the perfect little things to make that are also super functional! I found everything from pom pom magnets to entire magnetic memo boards… So I’m sure you’ll find something that fits your style below!
If you need some free printables to help you get organized… I included a few at the bottom of the post. I have plenty of different calendars and trackers to help you plan everything out. So check them out and let me know what you think!
Here are the crafts I found:
Minimal DIY Fridge Magnets
Source: Your DIY Family
Magnets are always super helpful when it comes to organizing all my to-do notes and reminders! If you’re into that minimalist vibe, you’ll love these small wooden fridge magnets. They’re easy to make and they look amazing once you’re all done. Plus, they’d be great to use for hanging up pictures!
Pom Pom Yarn Magnets For Your Desk
Source: Lovely Indeed
If you’re obsessed with pom pom crafts or your kids are, then this tutorial is a must try! Some yarn, a pom-pom maker, scissors, hot glue, and a few magnets… are all you need to make these colorful little magnets. They’re as cute as they can be and I’m sure even cuter when your kids make them. So, check out the easy 5 steps of the tutorial and get down to work!
Thumbprint Heart Glass Magnets
Source: Rhythms of Play
Magnets always make a fun and functional decoration for the fridge. I love how something simple can really change the look of your space. If you’re looking for some homemade magnets for the kids, take a look at these heart-shaped ones! They look really cool and they’re easy enough to make that the kids can help out, no problem!
DIY Color Blocked Glitter Magnets
Source: The Crafted Life
If you like experimenting with materials and making interesting stuff, this DIY craft is perfect for you! It has lots of glitter but no mess… which makes it perfect to make at home. For this one, you’ll need a few supplies that you might not already have laying around. So check out the tutorial and round up all the things you need to make these letter magnets!
Conversation Heart Valentine’s Day Magnets
Source: DIY Candy
Need a cheap but super thoughtful Valentine’s day craft to make this year?! These conversation heart magnets would make a great gift for your loved one! But, they are also practical as you can use them to hold up notes on the fridge. Save this craft for the next time Valentine’s day rolls around!
Homemade Clay Magnet Tutorial
Source: Gathering Beauty
If you’re looking for a creative air dry clay project… this is it! I love the stamped pattern she chose to add to them and the blue color is perfect. All you need to make these is some clay, stamps, hot glue, magnets, and a little bit of free time!
Related Craft Post: Easy Air Dry Clay Ideas
Pom Pom Magnets DIY
Source: A Beautiful Mess
Want to add some pictures to the fridge is a fun and easy way?! These pom-pom magnets are the perfect solution for displaying all your favorite family photos. You can place them on the fridge or on a magnetic memo board in your home office. No matter where you place them, they’ll look amazing!
DIY Ice Cream Shaped Magnet Craft
Source: A Kailo Chic Life
Need quick and easy summer-themed craft? Here’s one! These ice cream magnets are the perfect summer project for a peaceful and enjoyable afternoon. A bit of paint and plaster is all you need to make these colorful magnets. Put them on the fridge and hang up those important notes!
Make Your Own Scrabble Fridge Magnets
Source: Short & Loud
Whether you are a Scrabble fan or you’re looking for a gift for one… here’s a really cool DIY project. These Scrabble fridge magnets are insanely cool and your kids will love rearranging them to make new words. Check out the super simple tutorial to make your own!
Fridge Magnet Cups
Source: Made Everyday
Okay… while these aren’t your typical DIY magnets, I just had to include this super creative tutorial! Now, you can make fridge magnet cups on your own and solve one of the most common problems called “Mommy, can I have a glass of water?!” You could ever paint or have the kids decorate their own cups so there’s no mixing them up!
Source: XOXO Jackie
If you’re sick and tired of mail piling up or holidays cards, wedding invitations, and photos in a random shoebox, check out this tutorial. It shows you how to make some stylish marble magnets. They’re both decorative and functional… plus, who doesn’t love a good upcycle project? If you have some leftover backsplash tile, this would be perfect!
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Easy Metal Magnetic Display Board
This magnetic board is the perfect decoration for displaying all your kids artwork and other school projects that they’re proud of. If you have some leftover wood and a couple of basic power tools… you could make this in an afternoon. Grab those supplies and get to building!
DIY Fruit Magnets
Source: Homey Oh My
Summer is the perfect season for crafts, right?! There’s so much inspiration in the air and it’s the perfect time to make stuff / keep the kids entertained. These fruit magnets might be one of the cutest DIY magnet projects here! If you really want to switch things up and try something new, break out the cement and some fruit shape ice cube trays
Related DIY Post: DIY Cement Planter Tutorials
How to Make Your Own Wooden Magnets
Source: Love Create Celebrate
Looking for a way to organize all the notes on the fridge but can’t find the right magnets to fit your vibe? No problem. You can add a farmhouse or rustic vibe to your home with these wooden ones! I love how she made one for each day of the week and used them on a magnetic chalkboard. Such a good idea!
Pressed Flower Resin Magnets
Source: Crafts by Amanda
Add a piece of summer into your home no matter the season with these pressed flower resin magnets! They’re lovely and functional, so you can use them as fridge magnets to hang up all your important papers. Just like those cement ones from above, this resin craft project is a bit more involved… but totally worth it!
Tetris Magnetic Block Craft Project
Source: Moms and Crafters
Tetris was the game of my childhood… I think that makes me old lol. Whether you’re a Tetris lover or not, I’m sure your kids would have fun making these DIY magnets! I love that they’re super easy easy to make and even more fun to play with once they’re all done
Clothespin Magnets with Washi Tape
Source: Making Manzanita
If you’re looking for a cheap craft project… these clothespin magnets couldn’t be easier! The only thing you might have to pick up from the craft store would be the actual magnets. I love the functionality of being able to hang a piece of paper from them and just how simple they are!
Related Craft Post: Creative Clothespin Craft Ideas
DIY Glass Tile Magnets From Kids Art
Source: Hello Wonderful
Adore your kids’ masterpieces but don’t have where to display them? Why don’t you use them to create glass tile magnets like these? They are a great way to preserve the artwork of your little Picassos. Check out the tutorial to see how to make them!
Simple DIY Patch Locker Magnets
Source: Brite & Bubbly
If your kids love patches and here’s a creative way to turn some of them into magnets! This would be perfect if you’re going back to school or if you have teenage kids that want to make a back-to-school craft for their lockers. Grab a hot glue gun and some patches… you’re good to go!
DIY Magnetic Wood Memo Board
Source: Vintage Revivals
Before looking for these DIY magnet projects… I didn’t think of a magnetic memo board! But after finding this one, I just have to make one! Not only doesn’t it look amazing but being able to easily hang up all my important notes and lists in a good-looking way would be amazing. Check out this tutorial and save it for next time you’re feeling inspired to build something awesome!
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DIY Magnet Planters
Source: Grillo Designs
Want to bring a touch of nature into your home? What about into your kitchen? If taking up space with planters and homemade plant stands isn’t an option… these succulent magnets may be the perfect solution! They’re small, functional, and allow you to create a little green growing corner into your kitchen. Love it!
Shrinky Dink Fridge Magnets
Source: Crafty Morning
Are you looking for an easy-to-make DIY project for the kids? I think you’ll love this one. These little handprint/footprint shrink dink fridge magnets look so adorable and are perfect for displaying cards, notes, or anything else you could think of. They’re even cuter because they are made of your kids’ hand or footprints!
DIY Marble Magnets with Emojis
Source: Jennifer Maker
These emoji magnets are too cute! This is another cheap and easy project that you can make with the kids on those rain days. You might have to stop at the craft store to grab a few supplies, but they’re all relatively simple. Check out the tutorial and make any emoji you or the kids like!
Geo Wood Magnet Craft
Source: Tell Love & Party
If emojis don’t really fit the vibe of your kitchen, check out these wooden geometric ones! They are small, yet powerful enough to hold notes and other miscellaneous mail. Plus, they add color and playfulness to your kitchen without having to look at a poop emoji lol
Source: Over The Rainbow & Back
Looking for a quick and easy spring-inspired project? If you have a Cricut, you’re going to love this one? These butterfly DIY magnets are colorful, super detailed, and turn out amazing. Plus, you can choose in which colors to make them!
Related Craft Post: Spring Crafts For Kids
How to Make a Magnet with Seashells
Source: Sustain My Craft Habit
If you and your kids love gathering seashells on your vacations to the beach… I’m sure you have a bag of them somewhere, right?! If you do, here’s a great idea on how to use them. You can turn them into super simple magnets. This tutorial breaks down exactly how to do it!
Ladybug Magnets Craft
Source: Rhythms of Play
On the other hand, if you don’t have any seashells to work with… this craft project is another fun one to make with the kids! Grab some flat glass gems from your craft store and break out the paint. You could set the kids up on the back porch and let them make a little ladybug in any color they want!
Cricut Felt Letter Craft Tutorial
Source: The Country Chic Cottage
This is another fun project for those Cricut lovers out there! This tutorial hows you how to make letters and words out of felt for your fridge. So if you have some leftover felt from other projects, this would be a great way to use it all up!
DIY Magnetic Message Board
Source: Life Made Simple
Whether you want to add some organization to your home office or just need a place to hang up all those loose papers that find their way into the kitchen… this is it! This tutorial shows you how to build your own magnetic message board to keep everything in one place. Grab those power tools and get organized!
DIY Crescent Moon Magnets
Source: Make and Tell
Love the moon phases? Here’s a great DIY project for you. Show your love for astronomy with these decorative crescent moon magnets. They’re easy to paint and look great once everything’s ready to go
If you made it this far, I’m sure you’ve had enough DIY magnet ideas for one day lol. Don’t forget to check out all my free printables to quickly and easily get organized! If there’s a printable you need but don’t see, let me know what I should make next!
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