At play with baby: water tub play

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on May 2, 2012

in Outdoor Play, Water Tub Baby Play

We have had some beautiful spring days and some of them were unseasonably warm. This was a perfect day to set out a little water tub play for my grandson…

I added a few rubber ducks to a small yellow tub filled with about an inch or more of water and my grandson played and played…

He did a little splashing..

And a little exploring…

And some floating…

And a little squeezing…

And a little reaching…

And a little dumping…

And a little grasping! So many different types of development going on while having fun playing in a water tub!

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1 Trisha Cooper May 2, 2012 at 10:59 am

So cute:) I used to put a little water in my dishwasher door (opened) and let my little ones splash away. The dishwasher helps them stand when they aren’t stable yet.

2 Janire Ordonez May 2, 2012 at 2:15 pm

Pretty cold. Where did you buy your yellow tub?

3 School Sparks Renee May 2, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Great idea. My grandsons love their baths and since they live in Chicag0 (long winters!), my daughter puts them in the tub to play pretty often. Great pictures, Renee

4 Jessica May 2, 2012 at 5:37 pm

Looks like fun!

5 crystal@growingajeweledrose May 2, 2012 at 10:16 pm

Aw, such simple fun, and all from a bit of water, and a couple duckies.

6 Katie Norris May 3, 2012 at 10:18 pm

How fun!! I miss the days of those chubby little baby hands!! ;-)

7 Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. May 3, 2012 at 11:09 pm

Aren’t they so sweet:)

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