Water Table Activities: 12 Fun Activities For Inside and Outdoors

Water Table Activities: 12 Sensory Play Activities For Inside and Outdoors

Water table activities are a great way for children to learn through sensory play. And you don’t just have to fill them with sand or water. Sensory ingredients like pasta, ice and even shaving foam can lead to hours of fun and laughter.

The Great Water Table Experiment – Stir The Wonder

The Great Water Table Experiment - Stir The Wonder The Great Water Table Experiment – Stir The Wonder – I love the ideas here for doing a few different things in one water table session. From gloop, to ice cubes and even letter recognition.

Sensory Spring Water Table – The Pleasantest Thing

Sensory Spring Water Table - The Pleasantest Thing Sensory Spring Water Table – The Pleasantest Thing – We always have more dandelions than we know what to do with in our lawn, and Miss E loves to pick them, so this is the perfect activity for her.

Colored Scented Shaving Cream in the Water Table – Simple Fun for Kids

Colored Scented Shaving Cream in the Water Table - Simple Fun for Kids Colored Scented Shaving Cream in the Water Table – Simple Fun for Kids – Who knew you could have so much fun with some shaving foam and some food colouring!

Making a MESS is the BEST! – CAUTION! Twins at play!

Making a MESS is the BEST! - CAUTION! Twins at play! Making a MESS is the BEST! – CAUTION! Twins at play! – Ooh this dyed pasta looks awesome, with tongs and cups to practice picking up and filling. I am having serious play area envy just looking at the rest of the photos on this page too!


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Water table activities are a great way for children to learn through play. And you don't just have to fill them with sand or water. Sensory ingredients like pasta, ice and even shaving foam can lead to hours of fun and laughter.  If you need some inspiration for water table activities for your kiddos keep reading.

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