Water, Water Everywhere

Books to Share

Little Cloud Eric Carle

One Rainy Day Christina Butler

Rain (Whatever the Weather ) Board Book Carol Thomson

Peppa Pig: Peppa goes swimming by Ladybird

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Tiddler by Julia Donaldson

Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

Small Elephants Bathtime by Tatyana Feeney

The Big Splash by Maureen Haselhurst.

Noisy Noah’s Ark by Felicity Brooks

Look inside Noah’s Ark by Lois Rock

Jonah and the Whale by Lois Rock


Activities to try at home

Learning about capacity with coloured water

Sensory Play Ideas


Questions to explore about water:

Where does water come from?

What do we use water for?

What sinks/floats in water?

Which animals live in water/

Which animals can swim?

Where is there water in my house?

What do I use water for?

What can I play in water?

Where do puddles go?

Why do things disappear in water?

Where does the rain go?

Where does the rain come from?


Water, ice, rain, snow, sea, stream, spring, puddle, ocean, river, lake, waterfall, brook, drops, drips, frozen, melt, slippy, pour, cold, warm, bath, shower, washing – up, clean, dirty, drink, dissolve, dilute, cook, fluid, float, sink, boat, ship, canoe, sail, paddle, lifeboat, life jacket, swim.

Interactive Activities

Learn To Count Underwater

Incy Wincy Spider

It’s Raining It’s Pouring

One, Two, Three, Four, Five

Row, Row, Row your boat




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