Cork Alphabet Magnets

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Today, we’re showing you a fun kids craft using magnets

Cork Alphabet Magnets


These are great for those kiddos that are at the age when their learning the letters and beginning to spell, like our very own DNH Girl!

Okay, here is how you make them.



  • 2 packages of 4 Cork Squares – 4 inches


  • 1 package of 50 mini-magnets
  • variety of acrylic craft paint
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun with glue


  • Using the scissors we first cut up the cork squares each into 6 pieces – once in half and then each of the halves cut into three pieces.  This results in (48 piece)  — we only had one version of the letters (g,j,q,x,z)


  • Next its time to paint.  We have some glittery paint, but unfortunately it didn’t come up as clear on the cork, so we would recommend sticking with bolder, brighter, matte colors.


  • Once the squares are painted, I used a black paint and painted on the letters over.


  •  Using the hot glue, apply a small dot of glue to the magnet and then attach to the back of the cork letter in the middle of the rectangle.

ultimate-guide-to-50-craft-materials-9There you have your self a great collection of new cork alphabet magnets.
ultimate-guide-to-50-craft-materials-12ultimate-guide-to-50-craft-materials-10We’ve been having a great time working through our letters and working on some fun spelling words.
There are of course, a ton of other great crafts you can do with magnets like: ultimate-craft-guide

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Hope you enjoyed your fun with magnets.  If you have a magnet craft you’d like to add, please feel free to add your link below:

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  1. I should try this with all the corks I have laying around. One way to use them up.
    Thanks for sharing this!

  2. Love those cork letters! Such a fun idea

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