Learn about magnets for kids by using fun, engagin preschool magnet activity ideas in our magnet theme! We have lots of magnet printables and magnet activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students. Now you can do more than just dive into a magnet experiments for kids, you can have a interactive day or week of learning with magnets!
Preschool Magnet Activities
Little kids are fascinated by magnets around them! I think because it’s almost magical the way magnets attract and repel each other. They want to learn about why magnets work! So whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love all these clever resources to make your own magnet preschool theme. Use these fun, free, and clever preschool magnet activities to make your magnet lesson plan for preschool, toddler, kindergarten, grade 1, and pre k. We have awesome resources for you to give your kids a glimpse of life in other places. These books, crafts, activities, and printables will help you and your children study magnets.
Magnets Crafts for Preschoolers
Are you looking for fun craft ideas you and your preschoolers can make? Then you’ll love these magnetic crafts you can make together!
- Create 3 ingredient clay valentine magnets from Artsy Fartsy Mama.
- Try these DIY glass gem magnets from Artsy Fartsy Mama.
- Make LEGO magnets with this craft from Busy Kids Happy Mom.
- Put together fingerprint heart magnets from Messy Little Monster.
- Create adorable baby bluebird magnets from Artsy Momma.
Preschool Magnets Math Activities
Your kids will love all these amazing magnetic math activities that include playing magnetic tile dice games, fishing for numbers, and creating spinning ornaments!
- Play a magnetic tile dice game from Happy Toddler Playtime.
- Your kids will love this magnetic fishing number game from Messy Little Monster.
- Practice measuring with sensory bin fun from Mama Smiles.
- Create spinning ornaments using this fun STEM activity from Kindergarten Worksheets and Games.
- Use magnetic blocks to play this fun ten frames game from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.
- Play number maze – a simple counting game from Days with Grey.
Preschool Magnets Literacy activities
There are tons of awesome magnetic literacy activities from poking the alphabet, creating painting alphabet rock magnets, to using a magnetic board for a fun prewriting activity.
- Poke the alphabet with this fun magnetic letter activity from Days with Grey.
- Use a magnetic board for this fun prewriting activity from Days with Grey.
- Create some painted alphabet rock magnets from Made with Happy.
- Make these cork alphabet magnets from Made with Happy.
- Combine playdough and magnets for a fun activity from Learn with Play at Home.
- Try these DIY Tile Letters and activities from Artsy Momma.
Magnet Activities for Preschoolers
Explore how magnets worth through these fabulous magnetic activities that include extracting iron from cereal, making a figure skater skate, and creating magnetic slime.
- Use magnets to create this ice painting from SparklingBuds.
- Make a figure skater skate using magnets with this fun activity from JDaniel4’s Mom.
- Make a playing-with-magnets sensory bin from 3 Dinosaurs.
- Explore magnetism with this fun activity from There’s Just One Mommy.
- Extract iron from cereal with this activity from There’s Just One Mommy.
- Levitate a paper clip with this activity from Mombrite.
- Make constellations for kids with this magnetic activity from Laly Mom.
- Make magnetic slime with this activity from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Magnets Printables for Preschoolers
Print these printables for educational fun using magnets.
- Use magnetic letters and play this Hop To It Alphabet Matching Game.
- Print this candy letter recognition printable so your kids can match magnetic letters with the letters on the sheet.
- Enjoy this free alphabet soup magnet match activity with a printable.
- Print magnets free printable with letter-size teaching posters.
Magnet Books to Read
Books about magnets are a great addition to your magnet preschool theme. Your children will learn why magnets attract and repel each other, how magnets are used, and how to create their own magnets!
Use one of these two options for using books in your magnet theme:
- Read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday.
- Or read your favorite book each of the week. Don’t worry about boring your kids as they love repetition so don’t worry about boring them!
Pick one or all of these 5 excellent books to read with your preschoolers:
Preschool Theme Ideas
Looking for more preschool themes? You will love our ever growing themes complete with themed crafts, activities, math, literacy, and more ideas!
- Back to School Theme Preschool perfect for the first week of school
- Animal Theme for Preschoolers filled with fun Preschool Animal Activities
- Robot Preschool Theme with lots of Robot Activities for Preschoolers
- Colorful Rainbow Theme Preschool
- Get ready for a hoppin good time with this Frog Theme Preschool
- Easter Preschool Theme perfect for celebrating Easter in the spring
- Fun Pumpkin Theme Preschool for October
- Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate with a fun Picnic Theme Preschool
- Lots of fun Earth Day Activities for Preschoolers with this Earth Day Theme!
- Summer watermelon theme filled with watermelon activities for preschoolers
- Spring Theme perfect for pre-k and kindergarten age students
- Dinosaur Preschool Theme filled with HUGE fun for little learners
- Bug Theme filled with fun insect activities for preschoolers
- See all of our preschool themes!
- Cute Alphabet Coloring Pages helps build vocabulary and work on beginning sounds and phonemic awareness
- Printable Alphabet Letter for Crafts – we have a printable letter craft for every letter of the alphabet A to Z
- Letter Recognition Worksheets – find and dab the upper and lowercase letters in these super cute ABC printables!
- Simple free alphabet worksheets to color and trace letters
- How cute are these letter find pumpkin worksheets for preschool
- Practice uppercase letter tracing with these super cute animal alphabet cards A-Z
- See all of our FREE ABC Printables here!