Sea turtles are an amazing reptile and kids will love learning about them as summer begins. Sea Turtles have loving natures in your favorite movies like Finding Dory. They travel thousands of miles to reach their favorite nesting beaches to lay their eggs.
Only a small fraction of baby sea turtles make it to adulthood and everyone loves watching them climb out of their nests to find the big ocean.
They have to avoid birds and other predators as they get pulled out to the open ocean. They love eating seaweed and jellyfish, who wouldn’t love sea turtles? Use these sea turtle life cycle worksheets to see how they grow from an egg to an adult.
We love to learn all about the different types of animals that there are in the world and studying turtles is one of our favorites!
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The great part about these worksheets? They’re really fun and engaging for the kids. They’re not your typical worksheets that are all about learning only…they are made using the cutest turtles, too.
Sea Turtle Life Cycle Worksheets
All you need for these worksheets is listed below.
- Printer (I use this one)
Print out the worksheets and have your child follow the instructions, there are 3-part cards, writing, and labeling activities.
Fun Ways for your child to use these sea turtle worksheets
Have fun with sea turtles and bring them alive for your kids. Create a sensory bin for your child, fill it up with blue water, and add your plastic sea turtles and let them explore.
You can also use these printables to branch off and dig deeper in their learning about turtles as well. Look up fun pictures online and see what other unique facts about sea turtles that you can find.
Since these printables are introducing them to the life cycle, there’s a good idea that they’re going to have a lot more questions about sea turtles as well. The good news? There’s an abundance of information that you can look up and do with your child so that they can continue to keep learning more.
And for more learning fun, check out these Ocean Worksheets you don’t want to miss!
Recommended Sea Turtle Life Cycle Books
Sea Turtles: Amazing Pictures & Fun Facts on Animals in Nature (Our Amazing World Series) (Volume 4)One Tiny Turtle: Read and WonderFollow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea TurtlesSea Turtle (A Day in the Life: Sea Animals)
To extend this activity, have your child read their favorite sea turtle books, watch sea turtles in online documentaries, or create your own ocean sensory bin and create a habitat that your turtles would love.
We also print off these worksheets and take the with us when we’re traveling. Even though we technically might not be learning that day, it’s a good way to have something handy for when the kids are needing something to keep them busy.
Since they love these little turtles, they have no issue working on these life cycle worksheets.
See a sample of the Sea Turtle Life Cycle Worksheets below:
Get the full Sea Turtle Life Cycle Worksheets for even more hands-on activities to teach your kids about sea turtles.