Splash of fun

by Durga Gopinath

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Motor skills

  • Intellectual - Comparing, properties of water, volume

  • Emotional - Engagement

  • Social - Sharing with family

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

#Scienceofplay49

Let children explore and discover the world through water while having loads of fun!

Step 1

Gather the materials.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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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