Sponge Water Bombs

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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A hot summer is never guaranteed in England but when you get it, you make the most of it. These little sponge water bombs are cheap and easy to make and create hours of fun on a hot sunny day. It's also a great way to practise throwing and catching skills.



Sponge, water bomb, preschool, summer activity


Time: 5 minutes to make and lots of time to play
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy



Sponge, water bomb, preschool, summer activity
kitchen sponges


Materials
Cheap, thin kitchen sponges
Rubber band
Scissors
Water

Method
Each sponge bomb uses 3 sponges.
Cut each sponge into 3 long strips.
Lay the pieces on top of each other, alternating the colours, in 3 layers.



Sponge, water bomb, preschool, summer activity


Tie the sponge pieces together with a small rubber band around the centre.



Sponge, water bomb, preschool, summer activity


Pull the ends in different directions to "fluff" up your sponge bomb.



Sponge, water bomb, preschool, summer activity


You can try experimenting with different widths and lengths.

Dip in water and throw for a water bomb.

Categories
#Any Age
#Easy
#Game
#Sponge
#Cheap
#Outdoors
#Garden
 
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