teachers who may have access to a pool and want to do water adjustment with
using fish line,
weights and artificial flowers, vaarious depth diving objects camn be created.
fishing line to the artificial flower (plastic works best but silk will work).
Based on the size of the flower a one or two weight will be needed to secure
the flowers to the bottom of hte pool. The various length of line on the
flowers will make them vary in height from the bottom.
Adjustment can be
colors letting the teacher know the child is comfortable opening their eyes
the swimmer knows
require the child to go deeper in the water to determine their comfort zone
with water depth
swimming to capture the most flowers
face in the water
to see the flowers
garden party and
sit on the bottom in the middle of the flower garden
can be used as
diving targets for the child when first learning the sitting and kneelign
stages of diving (visual sigth for the focus point on entering the water on
All are things
the teacher can use the flowers to determine or interact with the child in the