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One Fish, Two Fish

There are many fish in the sea. And whales. And dolphins. And sharks. Let’s meet some!

For Grown-Ups

What you’ll need

Ask About Today

What are the different ocean zones? What kinds of creatures live in each one?

Explore

est. 40 min

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Shark Diving With Sam

Would you like to swim with sharks? Okay, maybe not really. But in this episode of “What Sam Sees” from National Geographic Kids, Sam swims alongside these amazing, sharp-toothed creatures.

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Wild Kratts Visit the Caribbean Sea

Visit a coral reef in the Caribbean and meet the creatures who live there, in this episode of Wild Kratts.

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All About Ocean Zones

The ocean is deep—really deep. It’s so deep that scientists have identified different “zones,” each with their own unique environment. Different kinds of plants and animals live in each zone. Peyton from Sciencerific explains it all.

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Sesame Ocean

Elmo’s goldfish, Dorothy, doesn’t get out much. So Abby turns Sesame Street into “Sesame Ocean” so Dorothy can go for a nice long swim.

Create

est. 15 min

Draw Your Own Ocean

We learned about ocean zones like the sunlight zone, the twilight zone, and the midnight zone. Now it’s time to draw your own ocean.

Toolkit Materials:

Other Materials:

Construction paper in light blue, bright blue, and black; tape

Grown-Ups

Cut strips of construction paper in light blue, bright blue, and black and help your camper tape them together with the light blue on top and black on the bottom. Then let them go with crayons, markers, and other art supplies.

Kids

Draw or paint the kinds of creatures that live in different parts of the ocean. You can make up your own sea creatures, too!

Read

est. 5 min

Ocean Animals From Head to Tail

What animal has a head like a hammer? A hammerhead shark, of course! Learn more about hammerheads and other ocean animals in this nonfiction book by Stacey Roderick, with illustrations by Kwanchai Moriya.

Move

est. 5 min

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Ocean Animal Yoga

From crabs to turtles, sea creatures offer lots of opportunities to stretch and move in interesting ways. Try out these poses!

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