Sensory Activities

Magnetic Wand Painting

Here is a really fun activity that mixes art and science!

You Will Need:

  • Magnetic wands (available on Amazon)
  • Metallic items (washers, bolts, screws, paper clips)
  • Tempra paints
  • White Card stock paper
  • Painters tape

The activity:

Stick a piece of paper to the table for each child. Prepare  shallow paint dishes with different colored paints and place metallic items in each of the containers of paint.


Have children pick up the metallic items using the magnetic wand and drop them on the paper.


Drag the metallic items across the paper using the magnet.


The kids were mesmerized by this activity!



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