Size your pocket to your cardboard. Trim the pocket along the outside stitch edge.
Flip over your pocket and place a heavy bead of glue all the way around the three sides of the pocket. . You will want to use a good amount all around including the edges.
Place the cardboard directly over the glue-end and firmly press down. (This way you avoid flipping the pocket and getting burned by hot glue)
Trim off any excess cardboard.
Flip over to the cardboard side and glue your sturdy magnets to the back.
At this point you are all done with a basic pocket. I like the idea of embellishing a little and adding some personality to mine. Use anything you'd like - fabric paint, beads, stickers, jewels, etc.
15 - 30 minutes
Attention, please! (a few rules to follow)
5 - 10 minutes
1 adult per 5 children
This craft can go in so many different directions. You can use the magnets for use with a metal locker, or simply glue directly to the inside of a folder to hold your pens. Another great trick is to use old overalls and make a hanging locker pocket, or use a belt loop to create a hanger. Add straps to create a purse. Let your imagination and recycling run wild on this one :)