What else is summer good for if you can't have a little fun with some water? Getting wet and having some fun doesn't mean the learning has to be put on hold. With homemade bubbles, water story cards, and a water relay your child will soak up the summer with a week's worth of wet activities that keep the learning flowing.Download all (15)
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Play Water Freeze Tag
This twist on the classic game of freeze tag spells fun for your fourth grader--and the whole family!View Full Activity
Homemade Fizzy Water
Here's a fun science experiment that's refreshingly tasty too! Turn regular water into a tasty treat perfect for consuming on a hot day.View Full Activity
Make a Water Well
Here's a simple science activity that will help your child better understand how wells bring us water.View Full Activity
An Ice Experiment with THE CAT IN THE HAT
Not all water is liquid. Use this activity from PBS KIDS' The Cat in the Hat Knows All About That! to develop observation and writing skills.
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Homemade Slip and Slide
Looking for hot weather fun? Cool the kids down with a homemade slip and slide! You can create your own water park atmosphere for just a few bucks.View Full Activity
Arthur's Water Experiment
Here's your chance to get wet! Learn about water displacement with this activity from PBS KIDS' Arthur Based on the Aesop's fable, "The Crow and the Pitcher." Click here to get started.
Fill Your Bucket
Combat summer boredom with this easy and fun game. Race against each other to see who can fill their bucket the fastest using leaky cups!View Full Activity
Build Writing Muscles with a Water Relay
Does your child have trouble holding a pencil? Is writing an excruciating task? The key is to build up those hand muscles! This water relay race can help.View Full Activity
Do a little kitchen chemistry as you make your own bubble solution and bubble-wand shapes!View Full Activity
Water Story Cards
Animate an aquatic tale with these ready-to-print story cards! Use the cards to help you spin your tale.More infoDownload Worksheet
Friendly Physics: Make a Water Wheel
This simple "how to make a water wheel" activity makes physics come alive for your child by demonstrating how different kinds of energy work.View Full Activity
Reading Activities for Bath Time!
Next time, make bath time learning time with these literacy building tips from PBS Parents. Click here for ideas.
Summer Reading Essentials
Looking for more summer reading ideas? We've picked the best of the best of our most popular workbooks for every grade to help you make the most of your kid's summer. Avoid the summer slide and spark your child's imagination with our picks. Check them out here!
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