Squish Circuits: Teaching Electricity with Play-dough

Science Teachers!  Classroom Teachers!  Wouldn’t your students love this!

4 Minute Video Demonstration with AnnMarie Thomas

From TED

In a zippy demo at TED U, AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different kinds of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties — by lighting up LEDs, spinning motors, and turning little kids into circuit designers.

For kits, lesson plans, recipes and more, visit Squishy Circuits website


  1. Juan García

    electricity is an element which can not do without today. Betting on low-cost energy forms such as LED seems like a good idea but no solution

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