A couple days ago I saw a very neat science experiments with magnets, which reminded me those magnets we have at home. I did some search and find many cool science experiments about magnetism for kids. Here are some of the best magnet science experiment ideas I found.
Magical Science Experiments of Magnetism for Kids
This is the one I found a couple days ago, magnetic experiment with a Valentine’s twist – playful heart.
For young children, this magnet sensory bin is a perfect way to explore magnet effects.
Another fun way to young children to watch the magnet force in action, is to put the iron powder in a bottle and seal the bottle. Then use a magnet wand to see the iron powder move. More details in this post.
Do you know our money is magnetic? You have to go find out now!
Another thing I never thought is the iron in our breakfast cereal. This experiment will visually show you the iron in your food with the help of magnets.
This magic pipe cleaner is another fun magnet activity for young children.
Magnetic sculpture, building with magnets, is such a creative idea, yet is totally fun.
I am sure kids will be thrilled to watch the compass they make giving them direction. Here is how to make your own compass.
Older kids will be able to do this one – measuring the strength of a magnet.
Have you tried magnet levitation? It is amazing to watch, but quite easy to set up when you get the right materials (which are not hard to get). You just need make sure your magnets are rings, not dics, like these.
To learn more about magnetism, you can watch this short YouTube video.
Looking for more easy and fun science activities for kids? Check out 8 Salt Science Experiments for Kids, and 150+ Kitchen STEM Activities for Kids. You may also like 8 Amazing Science Experiments with Ice