Experiment with Measuring Liquid
Submitted by: sumana
This activity promotes hand eye coordination and teaches the concept of volume and units of measurement.
24 - 60 months
1 - 4 tots
- 2+ Measuring Cups
- Glass jars & bottles (any fillable container)
- Prepare a water safe surface for this experiment.
- Provide you child with a water source (faucet, water table, hose) and an empty fillable container.
- Instruct you child to transfer full cups of water to fill the empty container half way. Aid them in counting the number of cups it takes.
- Next ask the child to completely fill the empty container. How many cups did that take?
- Repeat task with different sized measuring cups.
- Discuss the difference between filling the container to the top versus filling it halfway. Discuss how the size of the measuring cup changes the number required to fill the container.
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