Age Group: All Ages
Water stumps are a sensory play feature that should be included in every sand area. Water stumps emit a gradual trickle of water when used and encourage creative collaboration as children gather the water, divert its flow, and use it to sculpt and shape sand creations.
Sensory Processing: Auditory, Tactile, Visual, Proprioceptive, Vestibular
Motor: Eye Hand Coordination, Coordination, Crossing at the Midline, Motor Planning
Cognitive: Problem-solving, Focus, Attention, Comprehension
Social/Emotional: Parallel, Joint or Cooperative Play, Turn-Taking, Self-Regulation
Communication: Expressive and Receptive Language
The water stump is a great way to provide water to your playground efficiently and creatively. When placed in the sand area this water dispersal unit provides endless creative, social, and sensory opportunities. Motor planning is needed to successfully attain the water as well as problem-solving and focussing skills are heightened. It’s a fantastic component that provides hours of fun for children of all ages.