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Just 1 magnet
This gets your child exploring: using trial and error they are able to use science to see how and why magnets work. Exploring different materials they will be able to see what their magnet can stick too. Is it strong enough to lift items up?
This can lead on to mathematics as you discuss weight and the concept of heavy and light.
You can do this around the home, in the park or with a special basket of resources.
Explore items around you with a magnet – ask your child what material they can see and do they think the magnet will stick to it?