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
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.