Sharks, killer whales, giant octopuses, who wouldn’t love the ocean? These ocean animals preschool printables are a great start to learning more about ocean animals. And for more learning fun, check out these Ocean Worksheets you don’t want to miss!
My kids loved studying the oceans this year and we’ll continue on into the next year with it. The best part is learning about sharks, especially for my son. He can name all of the sharks and tell you a good deal about each of them.
He’s spent hours watching documentaries and I’m glad he’s found another topic to explore other than dinosaurs. If you’re hitting the beach or just have a sea lover, these ocean animals preschool printables will be a lot of fun for your little preschooler.
Try these fun ocean activities for kids, too, to extend their learning.
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Recommended Ocean Books for Kids
Your little one will love the ocean more with these cute ocean books that will teach kids about the different ocean animals, their habitats, and how to take care of them.
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]
Ocean Animals Preschool Printables
- 3-part cards for identification
- Writing pages
- Dot letter coloring pages
- Tracing and cutting pages
>> You have to see this HUGE list of preschool printables, too!
Recommended Ocean Activity Kits
Are you looking for ocean activities for kids but don’t want to worry about all the supplies?
This set of ocean math worksheets will help your preschooler or kindergarten student master the foundations of math concepts, and get them on the road to enjoy numbers.
Grab this Ocean Craft Kit that will encourage your kids to use their imagination and creativity.
Recommended Ocean Toys for Preschoolers
Grab these fun and educational toys for your ocean lover as a gift. They are perfect for those little hands’ fine motor practice and a great memory practice, too.
TOP BRIGHT Toddler Fishing Game Magnetic, Montessori Preschool Toys for 2 Year Old Girl Boy, Gifts for Educational Learning, Easy Storage & Portable Board Games Wooden ToyWater Doodle Mat – Kids Painting Writing Doodle Toy Mat – Color Doodle Drawing Mat Bring Magic Pens Educational Toys for Age 2 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old Girls Boys Age Toddler GiftCraftstory Ocean Felt Board Story Set for Toddlers Children Under The Sea 3.5 Feet Flannel-Stories Shark Octopus Toys Wall Activity Storytelling TeachingFun Gift Sea Animal Toy Set,12 pcs Animal Sea Figures Ocean Toy for Kids, Realistic Set for Sea Lovers, Includes Great White Shark , Dolphin, White Shark, Whale for Age 3+Creativity for Kids Sensory Bin: Ocean and Sand – Fine Motor and Sensory Toys for KidsElectronic Interactive Ocean Life Wall Chart, Talking Music Marine Animal Learning Poster, Preschool Early Education Toys for Toddlers, Gifts for Age 2 3 4 5 Years Old Boys Girls Kids
Ways to extend this ocean-themed activity
To extend this activity, get your own Safari Ltd sea animals and have fun with them. I created a simple ocean sensory bin with these wonderful ocean animals, a large plastic bin, water, and blue food coloring. We added rocks and measuring cups.
A lot of the toys only feature the main characters of the ocean like the great white shark and dolphins. My son was glad to see that they had toys that highlighted the rarer creatures like the basking shark and narwhal with its cool horn. You can even see the features of each of the animals and how detailed they are in the coloring and patterning.
These figures are great for playing in the water because they don’t have any holes in there where water can seep in and build up with bacterial growth. Once they’re dry, they’re good to play with again.
Download the Ocean Animals Preschool Printables below
More Ocean Activities
Do you want to find out the stages of a jellyfish’s life? Get this free life cycle of a jellyfish worksheet for your little one!
Dive into the world of a jellyfish with these fun jellyfish worksheets for kids and have a chance to study their anatomy, life cycle, diet, and more!
Ocean Sensory Bag by Homeschool Preschool
Label the World’s Oceans by 3 Boys and a Dog