Category: Science, 1-3yr
GOAL: Develop observation, motor, language, and hand-eye coordination skills by testing the magnetism of everyday objects.
- Plastic ruler
- Metal clip
- Paper clip
- Colored Markers
1. Guess whether the objects are magnetic
2. Place the magnet over the objects and test
3. Mark which objects are magnetic on the recording sheet
Use colored markers or stamps to compare your results to your child's guesses. Additionally, use different sized magnets to test the magnetic strength of each object.