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By Amanda from One Extra Degree
Comments about Super Strong Magnetic Clips, Set of 4:
I admit it. I have a slight addiction to magnets in the classroom. There. I said it! I seriously don't even know what I would do without my magnet collection. I use them to hang everything from anchor charts, to posters, to our behavior chart, and everything in between. I feel like I can never have enough, so when I was asked to review the Super Strong Magnetic Clips by Learning Resources, there was a resounding YES on my end!The packaging claims that they can hold 20 pounds... each... and it claims that each 1 1/2 diameter clip can hold 50 sheets of paper. I thought to myself, "I'll believe it when I see it". Let me tell you what though! They DELIVERED in a BIG way! I always struggled to keep our behavior chart up in the past using other clips. It seemed like every time a kiddo moved a clip up or down, the whole chart came tumbling down resulting in a mess of clothespins and an unnecessary (yet seemingly unavoidable) distraction. It drove me twelve kinds of crazy on a fairly regular basis. I am happy to say that after a few months with this set of clips, we haven't had a single clip catastrophe. The worst thing that happens from time to time is a little slipping and sliding from the lamination film, but that is easily remedied without a complete mess. I probably don't need to use three-fourths of the clips on my behavior chart, but it's worth the peace of mind to me, just knowing that it's not going anywhere, no matter how many kids are tugging at the chart at any given time. Thank goodness! I have a wide array of magnets in my little classroom oasis. Some of them are eye candy, some of them are sufficiently useful for everyday use, and some of them are workhorses. The Super Strong Magnetic Clips definitely live up to their name. They are super strong, and they are the resident workhorses in my classroom. If you are a magnet snob or a magnet connoisseur, I highly recommend them for your classroom needs. I love, love, love them, and I know you will too!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great magnets, very strong!
By Lisa at Ahh~Mazing Reviews
from Olive Branch, MS
I received these magnets for review on my blog. I have used these magnets for displaying art work, and for keeping up with a stack of papers I need handy for my son's upcoming autism evaluation process. I have all the forms and typed up info clipped in a magnet, envelopes of his past evaluation results in a couple of magnets, and art work in another. These magnets are strong, and held all of this — even the envelopes which probably have about 20 sheets of paper in each! I did use 2 magnets on the envelopes, not because one magnet wouldn't hold the weight of the envelopes, but because the clips aren't very deep and I felt it held envelopes full of papers better with 2 magnets to make sure they wouldn't slip out. It has held the actual stack of papers with no problem, and that is about 10 sheets of paper. I am sure it could hold an even bigger stack if I tried it! The clips are easy to press, but not so loose that they are going to get opened easily and have your papers fall out. Once we get started with our evaluation process, these magnets will probably mostly get used for holding artwork and grocery lists, but for now it is a great way to keep those evaluation papers out of my son's reach and in a place where I won't lose them.
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By Cher @ Mom and More
from Chicago, IL
Don't get me wrong I have magnets in our house, but all them pretty much suck. They don't hold much, they fall and they cause problems. The problems arise when papers fall and get lost or damaged, which is what happens in my house. The Super Strong Magnetic Clips are truly awesome! They hold 20 pounds each and you clip the papers, rather than just putting a magnet on. Each clip is easy to use and brightly colored to easily spot. I was able to hold a whole magazine from these clips without them sliding or budging at all! These are great for classrooms, home or office use! I never would have bought new magnets thinking they were all the same but these magnets I think are going to be a big help in getting and staying organzied!
These are GREAT!!!!!!
By Kristen from Ohio
Since there were four and each was a different color, I let each child select one to be their own personal magnet. The last color left is being used for the baby in my belly! Right now the magnets are holding artwork and stuff, but come school time, you can easily see how useful they will be! Each child can clip their permission slips, homework assignments etc.. onto their OWN magnet! It will make the school year so much easier.