This art project is a quick and easy way to demonstrate the concept of balance. Add this trick to a repertoire of amateur magic.
What this activity will develop:
Motor, art and science skills
What you'll need:
• Bottle cork, 2" diameter
• 2 small knitting needles
What to do:
1. Poke the nail into the center of the wide end of the cork.
2. Carefully push a knitting needle into each side of the cork near the narrow end.
1. Balance the nail on your finger.
2. Try using knitting needles of a different size to see if the cork will still balance as well.
Source: Learning Exchange