FREE Magnet Themed Unit Studies and Science Projects

April 24, 2015

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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Magnets are fascinating for kids and it’s fun to incorporate them into Homeschool Science!

Magnet Themed Unit Studies and Science ProjectsI found a magnet book at a garage sale one time and my kids loved looking at it and reading about how magnets work. I thought it would be fun to put together a unit study on magnets so I began my search online. Here are some of the fun things I found!

FREE Magnet Unit Studies and Printables:
Marvelous Magnets: A Mini Science Unit from First Grade WOW – there is a song about magnets, science experiment data sheets, spelling games and more!

FREE Magnetic and Non Magnetic Printable Sorting Record Charts

Printable Magnet Word Searches, Vocabulary, Crossword Puzzles, Challenge Worksheets.

Homeschool Share has Free Lapbook Templates and Booklets. Scroll down to the letter M and you will find little magnetic accordian books and pop-up and pull tab books.

Magnetism and Learning About Magnets by Layers of Learning is an online Magnet Unit Study that shows step by step experiment ideas and how magnets work.
They also have these awesome magnet printables:
Printable Magnet Unit Book

FREE 47 Page Magnet Unit Study with lots of printables from Wise Owl Factory.
Magnets Free Printable with Letter Size Teaching Posters

Magnetic Printables from Mother’s Niche – keep your little ones busy while they use this fun magnet board!
Kids LOVE these! Free magnetic printables, perfect for busy bags, or quiet time!
Magnet Experiments and Activities:
Magnetism Experiments – 3 different magnet experiments with visuals from Layers of Learning.

Magnetic Maze from All for the Boys – this is a cool DIY magnet maze using old printables and a paperclip!

Science Magnetic Exploration Tray from Pre-K Pages
Muffin Tin Magnet Exploration Board

Make Your Own Magnetic Slime
Magnetic Slime... COOL!! 29 of the MOST creative crafts and activities for kids!

Magnet Lab from STEM Mom – this is a great magnet lab on magnet force lines using iron fillings.

Science Experiments for Kids: Magnetic Force – from Laughing Kids Learn. This is a fun experiment that uses pipe cleaners!

We love these books and magnet kits! The Magnet Wands are a big hit!

Magnets Pulling Together, Pushing Apart $6.96

What Magnets Can Do Rookie Read-About Science

Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab! Was $32.99 Now $25.20 24% OFF!

Dowling Magnets Simply Science Magnet Mania Kit $16.73

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