Hi everyone!
Time to discover the metal with a personality – MAGNETS. We just can’t help but be attracted to them.

Warning: Magnets are fun and super powerful. So keep away from electronic devices and beware of choking hazard!

 

Sneak Peek: A Magnetic Personality by Atom & the Dot

ACTIVITIES COMING YOUR WAY

Play 1: The Floating Paper Clip

Are you a muggle or do you have some magic in your blood? Put your magic to the test and make these paper clips float!

Stuff you need from home:
Some cellophane tape, a ruler and a pair of scissors.

Sneak Peek: The Floating Paper Clip

 

Play 2: Let the games begin…

Whip out your Magnet Wands and let your competitive streak out to play! Set up the one player or two player game.. heck, you can even make up your own.

Stuff you need from home:
A cellophane tape and a stopwatch.
You’ll also need a stack of books or some blocks to hold up the opened Atom & the Dot box. Alternatively, if you have an A3 sized cardboard, you can use that instead.

Sneak Peek: Let the games begin, magnetic boardgame

 

Play 3: Messy Magic

Jackson Pollock was a famous American painter that expressed himself through movement. Try your hand at creating an action painting masterpiece with your new found magnetism.

Stuff you need from home:
A stack of books or some blocks. You’ll place the Atom & the Dot box on this when painting.
You can also throw in some coins in the mix.

Sneak Peek: Messy Magic, action painting

 

 

EXTRAS! See the invisible magnetic field and find out where the saying “Opposites Attract” comes from in this month’s Try@Home activities.