Learning at Home: Bath Time Fun Activity

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Bath time can be scary and intimidating for your toddler. Are you looking for a way to make it more fun? Add toys into the mix!

What You Need

  • Plastic watering cans
  • Cups and beach toys

Your child can use a watering can, cups, and beach toys to play with the water and soapy suds. He can fill the toys up with water and pour it out — even on himself. This can be a great way to wash away soap and shampoo, too.

What Your Child Learns

Through this activity, toddlers explore water in a fun, safe setting. They explore science concepts like volume and gravity, and they think about cause and effect questions, e.g., "What happens if I dump this?" or "What happens if the water overflows?"

Written by: Bright Horizons Education Team

January 1, 2020

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