Read to children Who Sank the Boat? by Pamela Allen. When you have finished reading, give children small stones or weights and toy boats. Invite them to experiment at the water table to find out how many stones or weights it takes to sink the boat. Ask If the mouse in the story had gotten into the boat at a different time, would he have still sunk the boat?
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