Learning Resources STEM Explorers Magnet Movers
(Learning Resources $16.99)
A wonderful collection of magnets that introduces young children to all kinds of STEM experiments and learning. The 39-piece set includes a magnetic want, a magnetic post and two ring magnetic rings, a bar magnet, horseshoe, string, and 30 Color chips. Let the beginners do some exploring first before you pull out the guide with ten experiments. Gradually you can talk about the basic ideas here of opposites attracting, etc. But the bigger idea here is to involve hands-on experiments in cause and effect, their curiosity. It’s an invitation to playing with “What If?? Ideas that they can put to the test. 5 and up.
Ages: Early School
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award 2019