Water Activities and Lesson Ideas for Kindergarten PYP Science

Where is water?

Use this worksheet with children to identify how many different ways we use and find water around their life. Draw picture in each water droplet what they found or thought about.

Where is water worksheet

DIY Sensory bottle

Teachers make one sample, kids automatically copy to make it without instruction. Just mention them to leave space for liquid glue about 20-30% of whole amount of water bottle. Let them fill the bottle as they like with glitter desolations and water. In the last stage, teachers add the Clear Liquid Glue to fill the water bottle as a magic liquid.

You will need:

  • An empty plastic bottle (such as a water bottle)
  • Water
  • Glitter
  • Food coloring
  • Clear Liquid Glue / Laundry starch
  • A funnel (optional)

Build a Water Filter

You will need:

  • Two empty plastic bottle (such as a water bottle)
  • Rock
  • Gravel
  • Sand
  • Charcoal
  • Coffee filter or cotton
  • Tape
  • Box cutter
  • Dirty water

How to make

How to Build a Water Filter

  1. Cut one plastic bottles 1/3 off from bottom (Filter part)
  2. The other bottle cut in half (Receiving filtered water)
  3. For protection, tape the edge of each bottles
  4. Upside down filter part of the bottle which is 2/3 of bottle
  5. Put the filter inside the cut off bottle
  6. Then put these in order from bottom to top as same way without any gaps: Charcoal > Filter > Sand > Filter > Gravel > Filter > Rock

Coloring Worksheet

Build a Water Filter Coloring Worksheet

Water Cycle in a Bag

You will need:

  • Plastic zip lock-style bag
  • Permanant marker(s)
  • Water
  • Blue food coloring
  • Clear tape

How to make

  1. Get your plastic bag and near the top of the bag draw the sun and the clouds
  2. Add water and blue food coloring to fill 2 cm of the bottom of the bag
  3. Tape the bag to a window, adding tape to all 4 corners
  4. Observe the water over the next couple of days.

Water Cycle Song

Water Cycle in a Bag Experiment Worksheet

Water Cycle in a Bag Experiment worksheet

Water Cycle Coloring Worksheet

Water Cycle coloring worksheet

Water Cycle in a Bag Assessment Worksheet

Water Cycle in a Bag assessment worksheet

Why Do We Drink Water?

Importance Of Water

After watching Youtube Coloring Worksheet

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After watching coloring worksheet

Team challenge, Water is important. Don’t spill it.

You will need:

  • Cups per person

How to play

  1. Divide the group into two teams
  2. Line the two teams up, side-by-side, in single file lines
  3. Fill the cup full of water without any empty
  4. Going over their head they have to pour the water behind them for the next person to catch in their cup
  5. Continue until the last person
  6. The winning team is more water in the cup at the end.

Don’t touch cups together

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