The fresh air, the warm breeze and the feel of sand on your toes make the ocean a wonderful place to be. For those who aren’t able to get the ocean, we can still have fun learning about the ocean through books and documentaries. If you have an ocean lover, this fun ocean cursive letter find printable will help them begin to recognize cursive letters. And for more learning fun, check out these Ocean Worksheets you don’t want to miss!
While many believe cursive writing is dead, some homeschoolers being by teaching cursive to their kids before manuscript letters, we like to transition to cursive writing in third grade. Because I have a reluctant writer who feels like his hand may fall off if he writes more than two sentences I’m starting in the 4th grade with my son.
I really need to work on penmanship with him and my oldest so they’re both going through it. I had ignored it with my oldest and his writing looks atrocious.
This is a fun way to get my son introduced to the letters because cursive letters may as well look like a new alphabet, at least to him anyways.
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Letter Find Supplies
Want to save on ink? Try the HP Instant Ink program to save money on ink. I have the HP 8710 which is discontinued, but it has a scanner and copying feature which is super handy as a homeschooler. I’ve been super happy with my HP printer for our homeschool needs.
Print out the cursive letter find pages onto paper and have your child use a bingo dabber or dot marker to find the correct letters. If you’d like to reuse them, place them in a page protector and have your child use a block, pom poms or mini erasers to mark the correct answers.
Why learn cursive?
Imagine your children not being able to read old history texts or writing from others that aren’t printed? I wanted all my kids to learn to read and write it even if they choose not to use it.
One of my two boys choose to write cursive and his penmanship is gorgeous. The other can read it but prefers to print.
Some homeschoolers prefer to start teaching their kids to write cursive letters before manuscript. We didn’t do that but it’s another way of thinking.
Try these fun ocean activities for kids to extend the learning fun.
Recommended Ocean Books for Kids
I always like to have an ocean encyclopedia on hand to since the kids love to see real photos of all of the weird sea creatures that are found in the ocean.
Pair it with a fun ocean story and any child will want to visit the ocean.
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist (Women in Science Books, Marine Biology for Kids, Shark Gifts)Ocean: A Visual EncyclopediaThe Adventures of Myrtle the Turtle: Teaching Kids About Ocean Plastic Pollution and Recycling, Children’s Picture Book Age 3-5Save the Ocean (Save the Earth Book 1)The Magic School Bus on the Ocean FloorOver in the Ocean( In a Coral Reef)[OVER IN THE OCEAN-BOARD][Board Books]
To extend the activity, have your child write about their favorite ocean animal, or use these ocean animal food chain printables. Put on an ocean documentary and get some library books about the ocean.
We’re still a huge fan of picture books paired with non-fiction selections so we can see the real versions of the animals.
Recommended Ocean Toys
Want to have even more ocean fun? Try one of these fun toys to explore the ocean while inside your home.
Safari Ltd Ocean TOOB Comes With 12 Different Hand Painted Animal Toy Figurine Models Including Sea Lion, Eagle Ray, Starfish, Turtle, Penguin, Octopus, Humpback Whale, Sperm Whale, Moray Eel, Hammerhead Shark, Tiger Shark, and Dolphin For Ages 5 and UpShark Toys Figures,Large Ocean Animals Toys,Realistic Design Shark ReplicaMONILON Water Beads, 24 Pcs Ocean Sea Animals Tactile Sensory Play Kids Toys for Boys Girls, Water Gel Soft Beads Growing Jelly Balls for Spa Refill, Pool & Decor-Inflatable Water Mat IncludePLAYMOBIL Aquarium Building SetNATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Ultimate Ocean Play Sand – 2 LBS of Sand, 6 Molds, 6 Figures and Activity TrayCubicFun-National Geographic Ocean Puzzle Educational Toys with Bookelts,Undersea Adventure DS0974h
Go ahead and save these printables to help teach your kids about cursive letter formation. It’s a fun way to learn when you pair it with a theme they’re interested in.
Download the Ocean cursive printable below
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Love these cursive printables? Take a look at the other ocean activities.
More Ocean Learning Activities
- Ocean I Spy Printable
- Under the Sea Coloring Pages
- Ocean Animals Letter Tracing Print & Cursive by 3 Dinosaurs
- Ocean sensory bin
- Ocean Themed Gross Motor Dice Game by 3 Dinosaurs
See the other Summer Learning Printables here and stay tuned for the new ones.