Splash of fun

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Motor skills
  • Intellectual - Comparing, properties of water, volume
  • Emotional - Engagement
  • Social - Sharing with family
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Let children explore and discover the world through water while having loads of fun!
Skill Level
Intermediate
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
> 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Tray
  • Different shapes of containers
  • Plastic cover
  • Rubber animals

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Use small pitchers for pouring and measuring. Talk about the meaning of full and empty.

Step 3

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Fill a variety of bottles with water. Talk about which has more, which has less.

Step 4

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Fill one container with soap bubbles and another container with water. Talk about heavy and light.

Step 5

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Float a plastic container in the water. Start adding rubber animals. Count the number of animals your child can put into the “boat” before it sinks.

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Ask the Kids

Did it take more cups of water to fill this bottle compared to the scoop?

Does water have shape?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below