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DIY magnetic marker holder easy enough for kids to make

Carolina can't remember a time when she didn't love to craft. When she's not working at the computer, she's behind a sewing machine, wielding a glue gun, or chasing her two young boys. She loves visiting with her family, snuggles with he...

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

Keep markers in their place with this colorful and simple to make DIY magnetic marker holder.

This magnetic marker holder is a great way to keep markers in their place. You can make several to keep in the classroom, or a single marker holder on the fridge at home to use for homework or weekend craft projects.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

Supplies:

Cardboard cereal or cracker box
Duck Tape sheet
Scissors
Pencil
Ruler
Magnets
Tape

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

1. Start by marking the template for your magnetic marker box on the back of the cereal box. Four vertical lines — the first two 1-3/4 inches apart, then 3-1/2 inches apart, then another 1-3/4 inches apart. Four horizontal lines — the first two 3-1/2 inches apart, then another 1-3/4 inches apart, then 3-1/2 inches apart.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

2. Cut out the box shape.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

3. Fold on all the lines.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

4.Tape the magnets in place on the back to secure them before the next step.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

5. Peel the backing off the Duck Tape sheet, then secure the box to the sheet. Only attach the center, not the side flaps.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

6. Trim any excess Duck Tape from each side.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

7. Fold in sides, and secure with the Duck Tape.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

8. Repeat with the other side, then cut off the flaps.

9. Cut a notch at each corner at the top.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

10. Fold in the Duck Tape flaps. Insert the markers, and your box is finished.

Keep your markers organized with this easy DIY

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