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Water Play


Towels, one for under the tub and one for drying hands
Sand/water table or large tub
Various items (see below)


1. Add any the following combination of items to the sand/water table or a large tub.
* Eggbeaters, bottles (plain and squirt), whisk, turkey baster, foam balls, and sieve.
* Boats (The children can use several items to make their own boats, such as egg cups or foam.)
* Measuring equipment, such as plastic measuring cups and spoons
* Dolls, doll clothes, and mild detergent (so the children can wash them)

More to do:
Fill the tub with snow instead of water and give the children gloves, plastic cups to make shapes for igloos, small shovels to dig and build, and cardboard cut into different ridge patterns to make designs in the snow.
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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