Has anyone ever told you that “your eyes are playing tricks on you”?

We’re going to find out all about that and more! It’s time to get to know light – the little trickster.

ACTIVITIES COMING YOUR WAY

Play 1: Magic Marbles

A simple little magic trick – just add water. Watch the message come alive as the marbles disappear.

Psst – Don’t forget to soak it in a big bowl of water the night before. You’ll need nice and plump marbles to unlock the magic.

Stuff you need from home:
Water, big clear bowl and torchlight.

Atom & the Dot The Bright Little Trickster. Magic water gel marbles

 

Play 2: DIY Spy Cam

You’ve seen light reflect off mirrors. Now you can put it to some use and make a spy cam. See without being seen with your very own periscope.

Stuff you need from home:
Colour pencils or crayon and scissors.

Atom & the Dot The Bright Little Trickster. DIY periscope

 

Play 3: Playin’ in the Rain

A simple trick to make mirror images with washable markers. Turn it into a pop-up art piece with a photograph or a picture of our cheerful little mascots.

Stuff you need from home:
Some water, a brush, a pencil and glue.

Atom & the Dot The Bright Little Trickster. Make a pop-up reflection art piece