Fun Kids Magnetic Experiment: Kissing Fish

magnetic experimentThis is a fun science experiment to do with children to show them a magnetic experiment using two fish. 


You will need:

  • 1 sheet of card
  • Outline of 2 fishes
  • Scissors
  • 2 pins
  • Tape
  • Magnet
  • Water
  • Plate


To do:

  • Cut out two fish shapes
  • Rub each pin with a magnet about 30 times
  • Rub towards the nose of one fish towards the tail of the other
  • Fill a plate with water and float the fish on top
  • Attach the pins lengthwise along one side of each fish with a small piece of tape

Watch how the fishes move towards each other for fish kisses!
Note: The opposite poles of two magnets attract each other, while the  same poles push each other away

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