Pictured are Gabriel, Zaylan, and Caroline observing the water beads.

Submitted by Atchison County Head Start

In Ms. Amy and Ms. Nichole’s class students explored and made predictions about what they thought would happen when they got water beads wet. The students felt how the beads were hard and tiny before adding water. They added one cup of water to start and voted on how many more cups to add. Throughout the day the students observed, added water, and waited to see what happens. The water beads grew and became soft and squishy! Students were able to explore the water beads in the Science Center Sensory Table.