Thursday, October 11, 2012

Science experiments for preschoolers: What floats your boat?

Ideas for play and learning that connect with boats, water, floating, buoyancy and warm weather fun.
Around the blogs:
Sink or swim: making cork boats and other floating things at Happy Whimsical hearts
Water play and music! a great discovery combination at Child's Play Music
Floating ice boats at Craft Chronicles (pictured)
Exploring ice at Learning 4 Kids in water play
Mr Archimedes’ Bath experiment at Irresistible Ideas for play based learning
Boats made of natural materials with floating messages at Bowerbird Blue
Water Bottle Fountain at Learn with Play at home

Do you have a great science discovery idea involving water to share?


  1. Excellent idea for play in the early childhood setting, especially in sunny Queensland, where we are

  2. Thanks, the boats you make are pretty cool too!

  3. My Pre-Kindy class loved painting with frozen blue dye and watching as it slowly melted away.

    I've posted this on my blog. See

    Love ther blog. Niccola.