Magnetic Writing Toy

By Magnatab

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A magnetic stylus pulls beads up to create solid lines. Kids writing their first letters will get helpful up, down and sideways instructions via easy-to-follow arrows. Erases with the tip of a finger.

  • Materials: BPA-free, lead-free plastic
  • Magnetic stylus detaches from board
  • Directional arrows for forming letters and numbers
  • To erase, simply press finger down on beads
  • Packaging made from recycled material
  • Suitable for ages 3+; parental supervision advised
  • Made in China
  • Dimensions: Letter: 13" x 11" x 6"; Number: 8" x 6.5" x 1.5'; Free Play: 8" x 6.5" x 1.5'
  • Weight: 5.7 lbs.

76 Reviews (4.3 out of 5 Grommets)

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Christmas Gift 3 Year Old


I bought it as a Christmas gift for our three year old granddaughter. Before we left she was using the writing toy to write GaGa and PawPops a thank you note!!!More > < Less




Great toy for my grandchildren!


big hit, adults too!


The kids really liked it, but the surprise was that the "big kids" liked it. The comments were based on the "feel" of it when they used it....yeah, I recommend it!More > < Less


Great product!


I bought this specifically for a third grade student who is new to the country. He can write, but does not form his letters correctly. This is a great tool to teach him the proper stroke order. It is novel enough to be fun - even my sixth grader wanted to play with it! Every other teacher I showed it to was impressed.More > < Less




Being an educator I am always looking for a fun way of introducing necessary skills. I like the fact that this is self contained only the stylus to loose and even then it has a good resting place. My 3 year old granddaughter has a less than one year old sibling. Glad to know there are no little pieces she can swallow.More > < Less

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MagnaTab - Magnetic Writing Board

About Magnatab

The ABCs of Writing

As a wise woman once said, “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun, find the fun and snap the job is a game”.

Magnatab does just that. It’s a magnetic board and stylus that put the fun in learning how to write the alphabet and form numbers. Inspired by Montessori’s sandpaper tracing letters that enable kids to feel the shape with their fingers thereby committing the form to muscle memory, Lisa Mahar came up with the idea for Magnatab.

With the help of directional arrows to provide guidance, children use the stylus to trace letters and numbers correctly. As the stylus makes contact with the board, it creates a magnetic pull that brings the beads from within the board to the surface, providing sensory reinforcement as the forms take shape. To clear the board, children must use their finger to push the beads down, a tactile experience that further aids the learning process. Magnatab is also available in a freehand version. Whichever board you choose, the stylus helps develop the fine motor skills necessary for grasping a pen or pencil.

Magnatab is just the thing for kids who love to play and grown ups who want their children to love to learn.