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Magnetic Letters

  • $32.00

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Based on the colorful plastic letter magnets many remember from childhood, this set of 200 characters is an updated version with more letters than most sets made for kids; it also includes punctuation, symbols, and numbers. The characters are 1" tall. The couple who owns the family business recounts the story of their reinvention of the refrigerator magnet:

     “When our son, Opie, was little, we had a basic, old-school magnetic letter set on our fridge for him to play with. As he got older, we noticed that even though the letters were meant to be a child’s toy, our adult friends and guests played with them more than Opie and the other kids did! They were constantly tinkering with the multi-color mess, arranging them into funny (and often inappropriate) words and phrases that they could spell even with the limited letter options. The things they would come up with made us laugh on a daily basis as we walked past our fridge.
     Although Ashley loved the creativity of the messages they came up with, she often wished she could give the letters a makeover. She thought it would be fun to change out the colors as the seasons changed or to make the design a little more sophisticated... One day it occurred to her that others might feel the same and, shortly after our company was born….”

Made in the U.S.A. by a family business located near Atlanta.

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