Today we were cleaning out the back yard when the spontaneous water play happened by cleaning out the shell, which turned into filling it up and both Tyson and Jett playing in it.
- Large and fine muscle control
- Hand eye co-ordination
- Heightens an awareness of the senses
- Promotes exploration of substances, liquids, bubbles, colours, ice and other textures
When you add equipment such as: jugs, pots, spoons, funnels, buckets, hoses, ducks, cups, bottles, boats and other utensils children can do tipping and pouring which promotes wrist movement and development. Children develop scientific and mathematical concepts such as cause and effect, measuring, weight and volume.
Why not get out some water tomorrow if the sun is shining and enjoy being outside in nature!