The water wall was a structure created using a variety of plastic containers drilled onto wooden board in such a way that water is directed in various streams, drips, and flows when poured over-top, and collected in containers below.
This is the (dearly departed) water wall one of my clever colleagues created with the kids some years ago:
Where better to look for inspiration for our new water wall than my blogging friends from around the globe?
Sherry and Donna from Irresistible Ideas for Play Based Learning created their water wall on a wooden fence. All that was needed was an assortment of plastic containers, a drill and lots of little willing helpers:
I love the use of lengths of tubing on the water wall created by the children at Charleson Park Children's Centre:
They even spruced theirs up with a lick of paint:
Teacher Tom's water wall grew from this:
Playing by the Book created a water wall on an old fence panel:
And then there are the "shop bought" models. I like the idea of using guttering on this one from Kidantics:
And this fancy shmancy one from Timotay Playscapes:
I think we have some planning to do with the kids!
What ideas for water play have you been using lately?