Water work

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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

EYFS Area of learning > Mathematics > Numerical Patterns

What you need

Space outside; cones to mark the start/finish; two large containers of water; food colouring (optional); two equal sized measuring cylinders (ideally transparent); two equal sized jugs or cups.

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