What you’ll need
Construction paper in light blue, bright blue, and black
Ask About Today
What are the different ocean zones? What kinds of creatures live in each one?
est. 40 min
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Draw or paint the kinds of creatures that live in different parts of the ocean. You can make up your own sea creatures, too!
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.
est. 5 min
Ocean Animal Yoga
From crabs to turtles, sea creatures offer lots of opportunities to stretch and move in interesting ways. Try out these poses!