Discovery Bottles Kids Can Make to Explore Sounds
Explore sounds with discovery bottles kids can make. This activity is easy to set up with recycled water bottles and small parts.
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Let's shake things up with this all-about-sounds activity!
Kids can learn about the sense of hearing with a discovery bottle.
Discovery bottles, like this one exploring sounds, provide awesome fine motor sensory play for toddlers and preschoolers.
This activity supports fine motor and sensory play while kids have fun with noise makers. And you'll be rescuing a few water bottles from the landfill!
Exploring sounds preschool activity
You will need recycled water bottles and a variety of small parts.
Add small parts to each bottle, an inch or two (5 cm) should be enough.
You'll want room in the bottle for the material to bounce around inside when you shake the bottle.
How to play
Shake the bottle upright in your hand to hear sounds.
Roll the bottle on its side to hear and see the contents.
Shake it up close and shake it far away.
- Which one is loudest? Which one softest?
- Which one is easiest to get into the bottle?
- Which one is heaviest?
- Which one takes up the most room in the bottle?
How many ways can you use the shaker?
Explore sounds with this discovery bottle kids can make themselves.
Shake it. Listen. Shake it some more just for fun!
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