How Are Magnets Made and What Are They Made Of?

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Okay, we’ve established that magnets are amazing. They’re used in everything from car engines to computers. And of course, they hold your latest straight “A” report card or artistic masterpiece to your family’s fridge. We’ve also reviewed how magnets work, what a magnetic field is, and how to tell which pole is which. But how […]

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New Year, New Vision

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What do best-selling collectible toy line Fungus AmungUs, hot holiday hit Zoomer Hedgiez, and Dowling Magnets have in common? They’ve all got the same, award-winning, product development expert behind them! Yup, it’s true! We’ve managed to snag veteran product developer John Fertig to lead our development team. With 15+ years of toy and game development […]

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New Year, New You!

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  It’s still officially January so there’s still officially time to commit to some serious (and some not-so-serious) teacher resolutions for this year. So, if you’ve already fallen off the fewer-trips-to-Starbucks, workout-5-times-a-week wagon, join us for a few resolutions we know you can keep, like:   Packing a Lunch Eating lunch – and we mean […]

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The Truth About True North

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Look out Santa! We’ve got some surprising news that’ll knock your (woolen) socks off! You know that trusty, dusty compass you’ve counted on to show you true north and guide you home for all these years? Well, it might not be so trustworthy, after all. See, your compass works because a magnetic pin inside spins […]

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Ho-ho-halting the “Holiday Slide”

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Whether your little one is already in preschool or preparing to begin school next year, the holidays are a great time to slip in some learning with the festive fun! And, with a two-plus week break from school, many children experience a similar slide in learning retention (although to a lesser degree) as they do […]

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Give a Gift with Snap – Magnet Toys that Attract Curious Minds

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Give the gift of curiosity this holiday season with magnetic toys that teach AND delight! Kids love magnets, and our award-winning line of magnetic playthings makes the perfect presents. Be sure to add the items below to your holiday gift list this year—the little ones in your life will thank you! Magnetic Sweets™ Sort & […]

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Four Fun Ways to Use Engineering Design Process Magnets!!

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We asked, you answered… and now we’re sharing! (What can we say – we’re very social!) We showed our Engineering Design Process Magnets to teachers around the country, and they came back with four fun ways to use this handy, STEM-based set. With four different activities and colorful, clear magnets for the Ask, Imagine, Plan, […]

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Learning Success That Sticks… Exceptional Tools for Exceptional Learners!

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Teaching children with special needs is an exceptional experience, and magnets can make learning even more rewarding for everyone! Check out the magnetic learning tools listed below and consider including them in your curricula for students with special needs: Magnetic Sweets™ Sort & Play Set Learning has never been so sweet! Bakers match and sort […]

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Show and Tell…with Big Math Manipulatives for Demonstration

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When it comes to teaching math, modeling is mission critical to comprehension. And our big math magnets are perfect for quick, clear, colorful demonstrations that your whole class can see, no matter where they sit. So, as you’re planning this year’s lessons, consider including some of the following products in your plans. You’ll be glad […]

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Simple Tools That Help Build a Positive Classroom Environment

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In addition to all of the curricular content we’re charged with teaching each year (and the music and the art and the holiday parent gifts and…), one of our most important goals as teachers is to help turn our students into productive, positive, and emotionally-intelligent members of society! Helping students learn social and emotional (SEL) […]

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