We’ve been incorporating a lot of open-ended explorations into our preschool activities. These sink or float activities are an engaging way for kids to explore the properties of different materials. They are great science investigations for toddlers and preschoolers.
Featured Posts from the Discover & Explore: Boats, Water Fun, and Things That Float Theme
I love how Ashley from Life with Moore Babies encouraged her kids to collect their own objects for this Does it Float or Sink? activity.
These Sink or Float Activities for Toddlers from Mom Inspired Life include some great objects that I hadn’t thought of experimenting with before.
This Sink or Float Sensory Sink with Natural and Found Objects from My Nearest and Dearest is great for little nature lovers, and they may be a bit surprised by some of the results.
In Science for Kids: Sink or Float, Chelsey from Buggy and Buddy helps her daughter put together her own science investigation along with a great free printable.
These posts and other highlights have been pinned to the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.
Upcoming Discover and Explore Themes
- August 14-Preparing for Back to School
- August 21-ABC’s & 123′s
- August 28-Down on the Farm
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More Math and Science Activities with Fizz, Pop, Bang!
Fizz, Pop, Bang! Playful Science and Math Activities is designed to bring hands-on fun to math and science play. It’s full of engaging and powerful learning opportunities in math and science, shared through ideas that incorporate art, play, sensory learning and discovery, for a whole-brain approach.
It includes 40 educational projects and 20 printables including a set of build-your-own 3D shape blocks, engineering challenge cards and a range of math games.