Boat Crafts and Science Activities!

May 26, 2015

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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Here is some hands on fun and learning with boats!


Boats are such a fun thing to play with in the summertime. With a water table, or in a pool, it is fun to watch them float and try to make them sink! They make for a great learning activity for preschoolers.

Here are some fun Boat themed Science Activities:

Preschool Science: How Long Will a Lego Boat Float?  from Jdaniel4’smom.
Preschool Science- How long will you LEGO Boat Float?
2 Simple Wind Science Activities from Stir the Wonder.

Easter Science with Peep Boats from Kids Play Box. These are so adorable!
science with peeps
Design Your Own Penny Boat from PBS Kids.

Food Coloring Ice Boats Water Play from Learning 4 Kids. This is a great sensory play experiment.

Who Sank the Boat? Make little boats with recycled materials and float toys with them! Cute idea from Pondering Preschool with fun questions to ask your kids.

Here are some cute Boat Crafts:
Mini Sail Boats from Made to be a Momma
Mini Sail Boats
Sailboat Craft to float down a homemade river from Gift of Curiosity
Sailboat craft to float down a homemade river || Gift of Curiosity
Juice Box Boats from Homeschool Journal

Laundry Basket Sail Boat from No Time for Flashcards. – This is a fun craft that doubles as free play time!

Printable Tug Boat Craft from Learn Create Love
Tugboat Craft

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