Fun & Games

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Kate Lilley writes:

I‘ve been making a couple of little fishing games for my sons for christmas. They are very easy to make and, I think, will go down a treat.

I made a plastic set to play with in water (a bucket, bath, pan, paddling pool). And another set to play with on dry land. I’ve included a template for you to print off if you fancy making one too.

4 thoughts on “How-To: Magnetic Fishing Game

  1. I uesd to make fishing games all the time when I taught pre-school. They were a great fun way to teach the kids control and dexterity. Plus you can make it even more educational by putting letters and numbers on the fish and they have to look for a certain one or they have to catch a certain color or size fish.
    They sell magnetic fishing poles here
    http://www.lakeshorelearning.com/seo/ca%7CsearchResults~~p%7C2534374302100218~~.jsp
    which are a little more durable than the ol’ stick and string, which was great for me in a pre-school setting where they got used all the time, plus they’re pretty cheap, 2 for $9.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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