We recently did our take on the Scooping Station activity which went down so well and Amelia loved so using mostly the same bits and pieces I put together a Pouring Station.
Like the Scooping Station the Pouring Station is really easy to put together using things you’ve got around the house and one simple addition to make it even more fun, food colouring! I used plastic cups and filled each one with water and a tiny drop of the Wiltons food colouring gel to make 5 different colours.
Amelia loved the coloured water and was absolutely fascinated that when she poured the colours in together they mixed eventually ending up in a dark murky colour!
Using the plastic funnels, different sized jugs, plastic bottles, spoons and cups the Pouring Station kept Amelia amused for an hour with this and probably would have been longer if she hadn’t got herself soaked.
It was great to watch her using the funnels in the different shaped containers and figure out that the liquid from the large jugs wouldn’t fit in the smaller ones and instead just overflow and go everywhere!
Filling up cups, tipping and pouring colourful water is such a simple activity but who doesn’t love water play. I would definitely recommend doing it outside unless you had slightly older children who aren’t going to spill it but definitely do it inside a container of some kind or in the garden inside a paddling pool.
This is definitely an activity we will do again as it required even less set up than the Scooping Station and Amelia has already has to do it again!
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Thanks for reading!xx