Foam Fun Letters Font Improved!

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We asked a panel of early literacy experts to review our Foam Fun letters. With their input, we made some great improvements, creating a more modern, basic, and consistent font that makes learning letters shapes easier for early learners. Here are a few examples of the beneficial changes: Each letter now has a uniform stroke […]

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The Science Fair Is Coming! The Science Fair Is Coming!

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The holidays are over, the new year has begun, and science fair season will be here before you know it. This year, attract some serious attention (and sneak in some hardcore STEM learning) with these mind-bending magnet projects: View a Magnificent Magnetic Field (grades K–5) Get a close-up look at the mystery of magnetism! Explore […]

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For Epic Holiday Gift Ideas—stick with magnets!

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Halloween is over, and the holidays are nearly here—time to start thinking about special gifts for your family and friends! To help make it easier, we’ve put together a list of 10 of our very favorite, super-unique, magnetic products that are sure to put some snap in your holiday season! For the Kids: Magnetic Wildlife […]

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10 Products for Back-to-School Success

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It seems like summer’s just getting started, but teachers across the country are already thinking about the next school year! In addition to designing their spaces with awesome new boards, borders, and furniture arrangements, they’re also planning their curriculum and thinking about ways (you know, like magnets!) to make learning totally irresistible. Yep! Magnets! Teachers […]

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DIY Magnets Make Back-to-School Easy!

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With Printable Magnet Sheets from Dowling Magnets, teachers can create their very own, customized magnets! From sets of magnetic student photos and nameplates, to math manipulatives, letters, labels, and more; teachers can make exactly the teaching materials they need…whenever they need them! Plus, Dowling makes it even easier, with free templates for emoji magnets, labels, […]

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Slip a Surprise into Your Back-to-School Line Up!

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Back-to-school season is nearly here, and soon business will be booming! While you may have placed your large orders for the season already, we’ve got a classroom safety and management tool that you’re definitely going to want to sneak into your product mix…The Eagle Eyes® Magnetic Mirror! This easy-mount, wide-angle, magnetic mirror makes so much […]

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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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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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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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Creating a Safer Classroom Space

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Most teachers know that the best classroom displays are at a child’s eye-level, where your students are sure to see what you’re presenting. And even better displays offer a chance for interactive, hands-on learning at the child’s level. Magnets are the fastest and easiest way to create and update your classroom displays, with no staples […]

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