Homemade Play Dough Circuits: Homemade play dough circuits are a great way for children to learn about simple electrical circuits. The play dough makes it easy for children to connect the wires and create the circuits. It’s safe, educational and fun. What more could we want? ≈≈
The activity is extremely thorough and provides a great introduction to electric circuits for students aged 7 through 11. The Blobz Guide has five sections: What Are Circuits, Conductors and Insulators, Switches, Changing a Circuit, and Circuit Diagrams. In each section, students go through a basic information activity, a hands-on reinforcement activity, and an assessment activity.