Every summer I schedule at least one ‘Water Day’. Of course water play is not limited to just Water Day. Water is one of the ‘loose parts’ that is seasonally available through spring thaw, rain, and water collected in the rain barrel. Some of the children choose to incorporate water into all their daily outdoor play activities whenever possible.
However, Water Day is never a spontaneous activity – it requires planning, plenty of set-up time, and the right weather conditions – hot enough so soaked children do not get a chill. On Water Day there is water everywhere in the yard which actually makes it a little difficult for me to take pictures but I still try. Here are a some that I took on our most recent Water Day.
The water table;