TOKYO - JUNE 19: Bandai Co's employee displays the electronic piggybank "ikemenbank" during the International Tokyo Toy Show at Tokyo Big Sight on June 19, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan. "Ikemenbank", or "handsome men bank" is an electronic piggy bank which the owners enjoy a virtual love affair with good-looking male cartoon character on LCD screen. 120,000 people are expected to visit the show over the 4 days which has 134 toy manufacturers from both Japan and abroad showing 36,000 products. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
Ok. So kids are doing this on TikTok. The challenge encourages young people to record what happens when a penny is slid between a loosely plugged outlet and phone charger.
The result is large sparks of electricity! Let your kids know you heard about the new challenge, hopefully that will make them think twice before doing it and injuring themselves.