If you’re visiting the beach this summer, why not learn about the creatures you may see there. These parts of ocean animals worksheets will get your child acquainted with crabs, seahorses and dolphins. And if you love these, you’ll love my other ocean worksheets for kids.
I’m preparing an ocean unit for my son who’s asked to learn more about ocean animals. He did state he didn’t want to do any of that baby stuff that I did with my daughter’s co-op class.
The ocean is one of his favorite topics and he’s already watched so many documentaries about it. He retains so much knowledge from watching, too.
He loves the animals that live in the deep ocean but particularly enjoys all of the carnivores because the herbivores are boring I’m told.
You can have your child write out the answers using the word bank for spelling or they can cut and paste the answers onto the picture. I’ve also provided an answer key for easy correcting.
Recommended Ocean Books for Kids
Bring the ocean into your living room with these fun and amazing ocean books, your child will love them.
Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau (Jacques Cousteau Book for Kids, Children’s Ocean Book, Underwater Picture Book for Kids)The Big Book of the Blue (The Big Book Series)Atlas of Ocean Adventures: A Collection of Natural Wonders, Marine Marvels and Undersea Antics from Across the GlobeOver in the Ocean: In a Coral ReefWish for a Fish: All About Sea Creatures (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist
Recommended Ocean Toys
If you can’t get to the beach, bring the ocean inside with these fun ocean toys that your kids will love.
MONILON 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 SetCatchStar Ocean Sea Animal Bath Toys Realistic Sea Life Ocean Creatures Figure Durable Waterproof Figurines Toys Gift for Kids 12 PieceNATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Ultimate Ocean Play Sand – 2 LBS of Sand, 6 Molds, 6 Figures and Activity TrayCoolSand 3D Sandbox Sea Creatures Edition Set Includes: 1 Pound Moldable Indoor Play Sand, Shaping Molds, Sea Figures and 3D TrayK’NEX Kid Ocean Pals Building Set – 65Piece – Ages 3 & Up Preschool Educational Toy Building Set
Try these fun ocean activities for kids to extend their learning.
Go ahead and download the parts of an ocean animals printables below:
To extend the activity, read some wonderful ocean books, make some ocean animal crafts, have fun with an ocean sensory bin. The kids loved playing with it outside during the warm weather.
More Ocean Worksheets
See the other Summer Learning Printables here and stay tuned for the new ones.