Sponge Play
20 mins

Sponge Play

Sensory play of squeezing water out of sponges.

indoors, outdoors, observation, comparisons, fine motor

What you'll need

  1. Dishpan/Wash Basinbuy item
  2. Spongesbuy item

Step by step guide

  1. Fill basin with water
  2. Provide various colored sponges and place in water
  3. Demonstrate how to squeeze water out of the sponge.
  4. Observe how the sponges float.
  5. Stack the sponges and make an observation.
  6. Sort the sponges by size and color
  7. Note the differences between wet sponges and dry sponges.