Magnetic Lego bricks
Lego bricks as inventive refrigerator magnets
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Add magnets to Lego bricksLego bricks have round cavities underneath, which are perfect for placing magnets in them. Magnetised Lego bricks are not only suitable as bulletin board magnets; they have many other advantages. More about that later.
Note from the supermagnete team: Magnets are not toys! If you let your children play with the magnetised Lego bricks, please explain to them the dangers of magnets and make sure the magnets won't come off the legos. Swallowing several magnets can be fatal!
Glue in the magnetsThen use the toothpick to put a little adhesive into the Lego and place the magnet in the cavity by attaching it to the spoon and pressing the magnet into the Lego brick (see pictures below).
Note from the supermagnete team:
Since the magnets are practically the same size as the cavities in the Lego, you could leave the adhesive out. You can skip the next but one step then.
Show time!A Lego brick with a 5 x 2 mm magnet holds 5 DIN-A4 sheets (80g/m2 paper) securely on the fridge. A single magnet per Lego is usually sufficient. If not, there are two possibilities:
Special bricksThey really like the possibilities of the new "special bricks" that can solve previously unsolvable Lego problems.
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