Splash of Fun

by Durga Gopinath

#Scienceofplay49

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

Splash of Fun

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Motor skills

  • Intellectual - Comparing, properties of water, volume

  • Emotional - Engagement

  • Social - Sharing with family

Materials

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Step 1

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

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Step 3

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

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  • Tray

  • Different shapes of containers

  • Plastic cover

  • Rubber animals

Step 2

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

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Step 4

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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