You Will Need ...
  1. Yogurt Cup with snapable lid (or condiment cup & lid)

  2. Duct Tape

  3. Scissors

  4. Parchment Paper

  5. Permanent markers in multiple colors

  6. Magnet tape or business card magnets

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Step 1: 

Be sure to thoroughly clean out your cup and lid with soap and water and dry thoroughly.

Step 2: 

Carefully remove any labels or wraps.

Step 3: 

Start decorating your yogurt cup by cutting several strips of duct tape and wrapping around the cup height-wise. Smaller pieces will help keep the look nice and neat.

Step 4: 

Trim any excess tape around the rim. Be careful not to get any tape inside the rim. You want the lid to be able to secure properly.

Step 5: 

Continue adding duct tape all the way around the cup, overlapping each piece by about 1/8 inch. You will notice that because of the curvature of the cup this strips will criss-cross. This is what you want to achieve. Cover the cup completely.

Step 6: 

Alternate tape colors if you'd like. The number of strips you will need is determined by the size of your cup.

Step 7: 

Once the cup is covered completely, seal the edge around the rim. Tear a thin strip of duct tape in your color of choice and wrap all the way around around the top edge of the container.

Step 8: 

Decorate the container as you choose, with markers, stickers, jewels or other embellishments.

Step 9: 

Now you want to add the magnet to your cup. Cut a square that fits the bottom of the cup.

Step 10: 

Remove the paper and place sticky part on your cup. Easy Peasy!

Step 11: 

Lastly, you want to label the front of your cup. To do so, rip off a small piece of duct tape (the size of your cup lid) and place on top of a piece of parchment paper about the same size.

Step 12: 

The parchment paper will help you cut your duct tape to the desired shape without compromising the sticky back. Carefully cut a circle about the size of your yogurt cup lid and stick the duct tape on top.

Step 13: 

Label your lid with whatever knick knacks you're going to place in the cup.

Step 14: 

Fill 'em up and vióla, you're all done :)

Craft Length: 
5 - 15 minutes
Easy peasy (fun and simple)
Prep Time: 
5 minutes or less
Cans, bottles & containers
1 adult per 10 children

Though this craft was intended for your school locker, the possibilities are really endless! Any magnetic surface is great, and these little guys can store pretty much any dry good you can think of. Kitchen fridge is a great place to keep your life a little organized, need a hair tie for that bread your about to bake? Look no further, it's all there and organized on your fridge :)

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