What you’ll need
Toilet paper tube (or paper towel tube)
Googly eyes (optional)
Ask About Today
Why are sharks an important part of the ocean ecosystem?
est. 45 min
Wild Kratts All About Sharks
From hammerheads to giant whale sharks, learn all about these toothy creatures with the Kratt Brothers.
Dr. Binocs and the Megalodon
Ever heard of a megalodon? It was the largest shark that ever lived. Learn about this prehistoric sea creature from Dr. Binocs.
Meet the “Man-o-War”
It might look like a jellyfish, but it’s actually a whole different species. Learn all about the Portuguese Man-o-War in this episode of Blue Planet.
The Octonauts and the Killer Cone Snail
It might be tiny, but its sting is powerful! In this episode of Octonauts, the team gets a lesson about this venomous sea creature.
est. 15 min
Make Your Own Baby Shark!
Or maybe it’s a Baby Megalodon. You’re the boss.
Start by cutting the “mouth” out of one end of the toilet paper tube. (Save the triangle pieces for the tail and fin.) Your camper can probably do most of the construction independently, but they might need help gluing everything together.
Paint your shark gray, or make it any color you want. Then add teeth (and googly eyes for fun). Chomp chomp!
est. 5 min
If Sharks Disappeared
The mighty megalodon went extinct. What would happen to the ocean today if all sharks disappeared? Learn about why sharks are important in this read-aloud of If Sharks Disappeared, written and illustrated by Lily Williams.
est. 5 min
Do the Goldfish Dance
Get on your feet (or fins!) and dance along with these little goldfish and the Laurie Berkner Band.