Everyday Uses of Magnets You use magnets in many ways that might surprise you!
Compass • A compass is a magnet. Sailors, hikers, and explorers use a compass to navigate.
Games • Magnets can be found in many fun games we play.
Refrigerators • Magnets hold refrigerator doors closed.
Purses • Magnets can hold some purses closed. This is a magnetic snap.
Credit Cards • Credit cards use magnets too! The magnetic strip on the back holds information.
Can Openers • Magnets help a can opener work.