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Tissue Paper Halloween Magnets

Need a project to keep the kids occupied while they count down the days to Halloween? These fun Tissue Paper Magnets will keep them busy.


Tissue Paper
White Glue
Halloween Cookie Cutters
Petroleum Jelly
Plastic Plate
Disposable Bowl
Wiggle Eyes -- 10mm
Magnetic Strips


Lightly coat the inside of the cookie cutter with petroleum jelly. Place it on a plastic plate also coated with petroleum jelly.

In a disposable bowl, dilute white glue with an equal amount of water.

Tear tissue paper into pieces.  Dip each piece into the glue solution and crumple up into a tight ball.

Press crumpled pieces in the cookie cutter, pressing it flat with your finger tip. Fill the entire shape evenly. Dry for several hours. Pop out of mold. Let dry overnight.

Tissue paper will be very hard.

Glue a piece of magnet onto back.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com where you can find lots of great ideas and craft supplies for kids of all ages.

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Early Elementary Craft, More Halloween Crafts, Tissue Paper Crafts

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Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

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