Water play – wet and wonderful!

The high temperatures hitting Perth these days provide the perfect opportunity for young minds to engage in water play.

On hot days, it’s such a great way to cool off but there is much more to water play! Water Play provides hours of rich and valuable early learning experiences to develop children’s creativity and imagination.

Water play is both enjoyable and educational. It helps children develop hand-eye coordination through actions like pouring, squirting, scrubbing, stirring and squeezing. with and math and science concepts. It also enhances social skills and encourages cooperation.

Have a look at this great article covering the various benefits of water play and how to best set up inviting water environments for your children – http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com/earlychildhood/article_view.aspx?ArticleID=374#:~:targetText=Water%20play%20encourages%20the%20development,and%20hopping%20through%20a%20sprinkler.