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31 Mar 2020

Science Experiment at Home: Float or Sink?

Age group: School Readiness (3-5 years old)

A simple bucket of water and common household objects is all you need for this at-home science experiment: 'will it sink, or will it float?'.

In this learning activity, children will explore concepts of buoyancy, weight, measurements and water properties. You might even end up learning a thing or two along the way!

Will It Float Or Sink? Science Experiment for Children

Click on the schedule below to open a printable PDF version.

Watch our sink or float science experiment below. We completed this in-centre at Papilio Early Learning Meadowbank, where children absolutely love being involved in the STEAM program!

Enjoyed this activity? We have a range of Lifelong Learning at Home activity templates created by qualified early childhood educators and professionals for you to use at home!

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