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Painted Nails

Encourage eyes open under water with or without goggles - swim teacher can paint each finger and toe nail a different bright colour and ask the child to go under the water and touch the relevant finger or toe of a colour. 

That way, the swim teacher knows he/she is opening their eyes!

This teaches children about colours, simple counting and breath control too. Can also be used to show children the underwater sculling action of strokes.