We are very excited to share with you 27 innovative and fun water play ideas for children.
Water play is highly encouraged by the Early Years curriculum as it provides all round learning.
What areas of Development are covered through Water Play?
- Physical Development
- Language Development
- Creative Development
- Social and Emotional Development
Water Play can be done indoors and outdoors and is more often than not a great hit for children.
They learn new language and experiment with different ways of doing things. They explore different concepts and while they are busy learning, water play also provides calming tendencies.
Just think when you take a bath or shower you relax and the same applies to children. Observe them from a distance and watch as they get completely lost in their own world.
There are a huge range of items you can add to water to create new experiences and different textures to explore. Some items you may wish to consider:
Food Colouring, Scents, Water Beads, Pom Poms, Rocks, Sponges, Balls, Little Plastic Creatures, Ice, Nature, Squirters, Bottles, Funnels, Kitchen Utensils, Boats, Bubbles, Plastic Dolls.
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