Magnets are fascinating as part of play and they come in all shapes and sizes, colors and patterns.
From the simple horse shoe magnet and the rectangular,circular, or oblong variety, there are ball magnets, cylinder magnets, stick magnets to mention just a few.
These can be enjoyed while teaching magnetic principles, stacking, balancing, repelling, attracting and forming pyramids and shapes to astonish and delight just by the mere attraction power of the magnet in itself.
There are magnets that can be added to shapes and used on the fridge or other magnetic surfaces, magnets that form part of experiment kits and magnets that join toys together and enable astounding shapes to be created.
Magnets are versatile toys and educational tools to entertain and educate at the same time and these days they are made in the most vivid and versatile colors to make experimenting with them most enjoyable!