Mirror drawing challenge

Mirror drawing challenge

Kids love looking in mirrors, so why not challenge them with this fun and educational kids science experiment. You don’t even need to get anything other than what you already have in the house. Grab a pencil and some paper and learn about reflection today.

What you need:

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Mirror

Number of players:


Draw a simple shape such as an apple, star or tree on some paper.

Stand a mirror vertically against the table you are using.

Place your paper against the glass horizontally so your can see it in the mirror.

Now try drawing over your shape only looking in the mirror as you go.


  • Can you do it? This is lateral reflection in action!

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