There aren’t many children (arguably adults too) who can resist the call of the water tray. Don’t confine it to bathtime, nursery or school only. Get outside. Go wild.
Why is water play important?
There are so many benefits to allowing your little learner to engage in water play. It can be threapeutic, release energy, get your child moving, develop social, language and communication skills and much more. In fact, I stumbled across a great post by Kids Craft Room which explain the benefits in much more detail. Check it out.
Ready to put theory into practise? Try out our ever-growing list of water play ideas.
Whether your little learner needs to become familiar with numbers, understand the value of numbers, learn to add to digits up to 10, learn how to cross the 10, this is a fun way to secure all of those goals.
Building an interest in letters, letter recognition, learning sounds, spelling – this activity is fantastic at providing your little learner a very practical opportunity for each of these aims.
Get spelling fun with a twist on a classic!
Shape can be tricky for many children. Presenting shape in as many ways as you can will help them to pick up names and properties faster. Hands on is the way forward.
Love our water play ideas? Check out our sand tray ideas.