It's been raining these past few days. A lot. While the excess water may be making you and your little one a little grumpy by keeping you cooped up inside, we here at Spellbound want to show you some creative play fun that can be had with water. Hopefully these water-inspired activities will help you and your little one feel warm and sunny!
Magic Elevator: Water Edition
An open space
Step 1: Clear an open space in the middle of the room, and designate a small portion of that space to be your elevator. Now this is no ordinary elevator. Instead of going to the floors in a building, this elevator goes to any water related place you can think of.
Step 2: Get in your elevator and ask your child to decide which floor they want to go to first. (Ex: The Waterfall Floor, The Ocean Floor, etc.)
Step 3: When you arrive at your chosen floor, open the elevator doors, and venture out into the watery world that awaits you. Use your bodies to show what it looks like to swim in the ocean or stand under a waterfall etc.
Step 4: Repeat steps 2 & 3 until all water related environments have been explored.
Paper (copy or construction)
Plastic tub (optional)
Newspaper/ paper table cloth
Step 1: Wet you and your child's paper. It helps to fill a plastic tub with water in order to fully submerge the paper without ripping it.
Step 2: Gently place the wet paper on the flat surface in front of your child.
Step 3: Help/ Show your child to load their brush full of pain and apply it to the wet paper. Watch the color spread out, and see what beautiful shapes they make.
As always, please share any aquatic pictures/ videos you take to our Facebook Page with the hashtag #Spellboundwater