Not only is this a fun and exciting activity for your little ones, but it is a great learning opportunity as well. During the course of this activity you will be measuring, counting, mixing and building. All wonderful things. To spark your child’s interest math and boost their cognitive and motor development.
What will you need?
Use your ice tray, muffin tins, bowls and cups of various sizes and fill them with water. Use this opportunity to use your measuring cup. Challenge you children to fill their basin with different amounts of water. Encourage them to practice their numbers. For an added challenge, let them pour the water. Allowing them to pour increases their motor function and hand eye coordination.
Add your food coloring. Take this opportunity to mix and match colors. Let your child be a little scientist and test their knowledge on color combinations.
Put your colorful water containers in the freezer. Let sit for a minimum of four hours.
Once frozen, run containers under warm water to loosen and remove ice.
Lay your sheet over a flat surface and enjoy! If you use these sculpture in conjunction with our Erupting Frozen Activity, you’ll surely have yourself a Rainbow Winter Wonderland.