Fill a bucket, tub or pool with water and place water-safe items inside
During water play discuss which items are “heavy” and “sink” and which are “light” and “float”
Have your child help fill up water balloons – discuss colors and that the water goes inside the balloon to change its size and shape
Take turns tossing water balloons. Label whose turn it is!
Make a rain stick using the materials listed above. Have your child use their words to request specific items that they need/want
Talk about what rain sounds like and play with rain stick