A great gift for a little aspiring astronaut
28 space magnet pieces (7 x 6cm)
Best suited for 3yrs +
An fun set based on outer space to delight all young star-gazers! Included with magnets attached you can decorate any magnetised surface. These colourfully printed discs with realistic images are a versatile learning tool to assist children with discovering and identifying these creatures in their very own backyards!
Set up magnetic boards for children to design and create. Get child to see what surfaces they stick to around there environment and discuss each planetary object when it is used. Seperate into large, small, flying, spacecraft, planet, stars groups, encouraging further knowledge of space.
Talk to the children about what space object they are holding, what colours on the disc. Hide each disc around the room giving clues as to what object it might be, helping them to learn through play.
Take outdoors to see what surfaces they stick too, turn it into a science experiment! Make it into a physical experience by having the children reenact a space walk at the end of the treasure hunt!
Fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. As the child puts magnets on various surfaces they are learning about spatial awareness. Language skills, cognitive and problem solving, maybe the magnet is too heavy? maybe the surface is not metal? Magnetic play also encourages creativity.
Made locally in Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW.