Under the Sea Magnets

  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 4-5

Use foam sheets, Shimmer Poms and Wiggly Eyes to create these adorable characters you can add to Magnetic Buttons!


  • Magnetic Buttons
  • Wiggly Eyes 7mm
  • Pencil
  • Foam Sheets
  • Craft Glue
  • Scissors
printDownload Template


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Supplies needed for under the sea themed magnetic creatures


Kids Craft magnets


Step 2.


For this project, we have created a template that you can download or you are welcome to draw your shapes freehand. You will find our template under the image of the finished project, by clicking the “template” button.

Make a fish magnet


Step 3.


To make the fish cut out the tail, fin and body from the template. Trace your images onto a piece of foam sheet and cut out the components.



Make a Pom Pom Magnet


Step 4.


Glue the foam sheet circle to the Magnetic Button.

Make a magnet


Step 5.


Glue on Wiggly Eyes, the fish tail and fin to a Glitter Pom.

under the sea magnet


Step 6.


For the clam, cut out (2) of the shell templates and then trace onto foam sheet. Glue one side of the foam sheet onto the Magnetic Button.

cute under the sea magnet


Step 7.


Glue the other shell foam sheet onto the Glitter Pom.

cute crab magnet


Step 8.


For the crab, cut out the forms from the template. Glue the circle foam shape onto the Magnetic Button and then attach the crab legs. Glue the Shimmer Pom with Wiggly Eyes on top of the crab’s legs.

turtle magnet


Step 9.


To create the turtle, cut all shapes out of the template and then trace and cut the shapes out of the foam sheet. *Tip make the turtle shell out of a different color foam sheet.

Pom Pom Turtle Magnet


Step 10.


Attach a Glitter Pom with Wiggly Eyes  on top of the turtle’s shell.


Under the Sea Magnets Step 11.


Now you have made some adorable Under the Sea Magnets!