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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Welcome Mark Simchak!

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We are excited to share news that we’ve attracted veteran sales and key account manager Mark Simchak to its growing team of top industry professionals. Simchak snaps into place as Dowling’s Business Development Manager, coming most recently from ETA Hand2Mind Inc®., where he oversaw the prospecting and development of key national business-to-business and original equipment […]

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Six Simple and Sweet Early Literacy Games Using Magnets!

When it comes to early literacy, the more senses you engage, the better! Each of the awesome, hands-on activities below engages your students in multiple ways, resulting in serious learning that really sticks! Sing, Listen, and Learn! Help young learners master the alphabet with our Fun with Letters Magnet Activity Set! Place the letters, in […]

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Magnets Make Writing Easier!

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  Making Literacy Easier – With Magnets! Whether children are ready to begin constructing letters, words, sentences, paragraphs, or essays, magnetic literacy manipulatives and related tools can help them master the critical concepts of reading and writing. When paired with student-size magnetic lap boards , magnetic letters and words support students as they practice handwriting, phonics, […]

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Emoji Mania!

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Hooray! Hooray! The Emoji Movie opens today! Jump on the summer’s hottest trend with an emoji-filled classroom, office, or kitchen, straight out of Textopolis! Our set of Emoji Big Button Magnets comes with three, double-sided, emoji magnets, each depicting a different emotion. Flip these super strong, super safe, and super silly magnets to depict laughing, […]

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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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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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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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