Make a Rainmaker

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Recommend for: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Baby, Toddler,

Categories: Baby Play,Sensory

Summary: Your baby will be fascinated with the “Rainmaker” activity. It will also help develop their cognitive and fine motor skills.


  • Kitchen colander
  • Jug
  • Large container

A 2-litre plastic soft drink bottle or a milk carton with holes punched in are great homemade colanders.

  • Encourage your baby to reach out and touch the water.
  • Show them how to cut off the flow by pressing with their hands.
  • Introduce some colour to this activity by adding some food colouring to the water.
  • Use other tools, such as funnels, to allow your baby to experience different flows of water.

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