Water activities for kids are a great way to stay cool in the summer! Kids love water. They can play in it or with it for hours. Water is important too and covers more than half of the Earth’s surface. It is necessary for our survival and used in a countless number of ways. Why not plan some interesting and educational water activities for kids and teach them the importance of water? The earlier they learn about its importance and why not to waste it, the better it is for them and for the planet. Create an interest in them for water as well as how to have fun with it.
Fun Water Activities for Kids
Jumping the water -Ask your child to jump over a strong stream of water from a garden hose. Move it back and forth, giving him time to jump over. This is a great fun activity to be enjoyed in the garden with your kid. It’s almost like jumping rope, but with a cool splash! Just watch out, in case they decide to turn the hose on you!
Try out Ice Recipes
Teach you kid how to make his own ice pop on a hot day. There are loads of recipes to follow and kids can have slushies any time. Get some nice fruit flavors and help your child to make colored sweet ice cubes. They can suck on these fruity flavored ice cubes whenever they want.
Make ice-cube art!
One of the easiest water activities for kids is to turn simple water and food coloring into fun building blocks. Check out our directions on how to make ice sculptures for kids.
Oil and Water
Get some oil and ask your kid to bring some water. Do an experiment and show them that these two don’t mix. Now mix them together with the help of some liquid detergent. This is a fun experiment and your kid will even help you clean those dishes.
The 3 States of water
Teach them a little scientific fact about water. Get some water and put it to boil. Tell that that those vapors they see is the gaseous form of water. Ask them to freeze water in the freezer and show them the ice cubes, the solid state of water. Kids will remember this little lesson in science and understand the solid, liquid, and gas state of water.
Plan some nice water activities for kids. Make them fun and interesting as well as educational. Make sure of some great educational resources and employ the right teaching ideas. Keep you kid involved with interesting water related topics such as bubbles, snow flakes, ice etc. Your kids will love these activities and would love to know more about water.