Ocean Measurement STEAM

This Ocean Measurement STEAM is perfect for exploring liquid measurement as well as practicing fine motor skills with your preschoolers this summer. Not only that but it’s an engaging and hands-on sensory activity that’s perfect for your next ocean preschool theme!

collage of Ocean Measurement images with text: Ocean Theme Sensory Bin for PreschoolersI’m so excited to share this adorable ocean measurement STEAM idea with you today! It’s a quick and easy way to practice measuring using standard measurement tools with your preschool-aged learners.

preschooler pouring colored water from plastic beakers into sensory binThis post may contain affiliate links which means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you if an item is purchased through one of these links.  For more information, please see my full disclosures.

preschooler pouring blue water into sensory binPreschoolers love sensory play and sensory activities such as this ocean measurement are perfect for practicing important early learning skills such as measuring and vocabulary.

children exploring plastic beakers in sensory bin filled with blue waterThis is another engaging and hands-on STEAM idea that’s perfect for kids of all ages. Both the little guy and baby girl definitely enjoyed learning all about liquid measurement using plastic beakers and colored water.

child pouring water from one plastic beaker to anotherAfter all, little kids learn best from hands-on play and sensory experiences for preschoolers and kindergartners like this ocean measurement STEAM are a perfect example of that. Your kinesthetic learners will have a blast!

child pouring blue water back and forth between plastic beakersOcean Measurement

What you’ll need

Here’s how to do it

  • Fill the large bin with water. Add blue food coloring and plastic beakers.
  • Encourage children to explore liquid measurement using the materials.

child using plastic beaker to scoop water from sensory binThere are lots of fun ways to extend this activity for your older kiddos too! We talked about more than and less than, adding fractions, and even the metric system.

preschooler scooping water using plastic beakerThis engaging and hands-on measurement activity is perfect for your next ocean preschool theme. Your little learners are sure to love everything about this quick and easy ocean sensory bin. You’re definitely not going to want to miss it!

child exploring plastic beakers in sensory binDon’t forget to stop by next week if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Bubbles, Boats, & Floats preschool theme!

collage of Ocean Measurement images with text: Ocean Theme Measurement for Preschoolers