Why Don’t We All Go Fishing?

G2 was at G1’s school when he found some magnetic fishing rods and had a blast with it. After pondering how to bring that activity home without having to go out to buy our own magnetic fishing rods, I came up with this…


What you will need:

  • Fishing rod:
    • long balloon and balloon pump
    • string (about 50cm long)
    • sticky tape
    • flat disc magnet (you only need one for each fishing rod)

Making the fishing rod:

  • pump up the balloon and tie a knot.
  • attach one end of your string to the balloon knot.
  • attach your magnet to the other end of the string with the sticky tape.
Fishing rod

Now you’re ready to go fishing!

Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of Figur8.net (a website on parenting, education, child development) and RightBrainChild.com (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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