Water work

Add to My Folder
This item has 2 stars of a maximum 5

Rated 2/5 from 1 rating (Write a review)

By Louise RichmondTeaching Assistant in a Reception class

Make a splash with these fun experiments that investigate the properties of water


Water splash

Activities in this article:

  1. Fill it up!
  2. River crossing
  3. Cross-curricular activities

1. Fill it up!

A race game in which children work as a team to fill the container

Mathematics – Shape, Space and Measures

Development matters: Enjoy filling and emptying containers (16–26 months); Order two items by weight or capacity (40–60+ months).

Early learning goal: children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems.

Member-only content

Scholastic Resource Bank: Early Years - join today!

  • Over 2,000 EYFS resources, activity ideas and games
  • Perfect for anyone working or playing with children from 0 to 5 years old
  • Unlimited access from just £1.25 per month
Join now

Reviews