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Kitchen Utensils in Water

Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Center:

Sand & Water

Topic:

Water

Content:

Science

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

4 Years Old

Interaction:

Small Group

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Materials:

Smocks
Water table full of water
Cooking utensils (measuring cups, measuring spoons, strainer, funnel, and so on)



Instructions:

1. Let two children play at a time.
2. Help each child put on a smock.
3. Make a rule that the cooking utensils are to stay in the water.
4. Remove the metal utensils from the water before closing the table to prevent
rusting.
5. Use language like such as:
You are using a _________.
A ___________ is used to ___________.
What do you think a chef would use this utensil for?
What could you do with this cooking utensil?
Have you used a ___________ before?
You are moving the ______________.


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