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23 Kindergarten Science Activities to Try This Month

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What you need

Two strong magnets; washers, nuts, bolts, and other metal objects; cotton thread; easel or cardboard box; liquid tempera paint in multiple colors; tape; paper

What to do

Allow students to experiment with magnets by completing the previous activity, then tell them we are going to create art with magnets. Create a raised angled painting surface on an easel or a cardboard box. Have students dip metal objects, which have a string tied to them, into the paint. Tape the object on top of the paper on the easel and have students move the magnet around behind the easel to create artwork.

Scientific concept or lesson

Learning how magnets can be used to move objects.

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