Straws and Sails

Because wind impacts many areas of our lives, the physical implications are observable and available for our learning enjoyment.

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Using straws, paper boats, and our lungs, we learned about how wind can help boats sail the seas.
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We discussed wind direction, and strength in terms that your little one could identify with.
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With laughter, and some trial and error, we practiced blowing our boats around our “pond”, observing the powerful affects of air on these tiny vessels.
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