Going Virtual—Experiments & Tips for Virtual Science Fairs!

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Whether you’re looking for science experiments to keep your kiddos busy or need a science fair project to present virtually, we’re sharing a few of our favorite, magnetism experiments below. And keep on reading for tips on presenting a science fair project virtually! Science Project Experiment (ages 4–7) Magnetic Properties: explore the concept of magnetism […]

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Top 15 Product Picks for At-Home Learning

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(aka, yes Virginia, you CAN learn at home!) With schools closed in support of social distancing, our children are at home every day, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! The parents, teachers, and science gurus at Dowling Magnets have compiled a list of our top 15 product picks for at-home learning. These […]

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Joyce Saves the Day – Again – Thanks to Her Refrigerator Magnets

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Fans of the Netflix original series Stranger Things know there’s nothing Joyce Byers won’t do to keep her son Will safe and sound. In season three of the smash hit, she couldn’t have done that without the help of her demagnetized refrigerator magnets (and a seriously succinct lesson on electro-magnetic fields from the boys’ science […]

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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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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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