If you have an ocean lover, you may also have a shark lover among you. They will love these sharks worksheets for kids. Sharks are the most ferocious animals in the sea and you can’t talk about the ocean without mention the giant carnivores the inhabit the waters and inspire fear. And for more learning fun, check out these Ocean Worksheets you don’t want to miss!
They can smell a drop of blog half a mile away.
They have sharp teeth and they are huge predators that roam the oceans looking for prey. They can mistake surfers who are sitting on their paddleboards as seals.
They position themselves underneath the prey, then propel themselves towards the prey and launches out of the water with the prey in their mouths.
The prey doesn’t see it coming. They get ambushed and become a meal. But there are also smaller sharks like leopard shark that weights up to 40 lbs. The nurse shark is a bottom feeder that likes to eat crustaceans that are found on the ocean floor.
There are a ton of different sharks, who knew?
Try these fun ocean activities for kids to extend their learning.
Shark Worksheets Supplies
- Printer (I have this one and love it!)
Print out all of the worksheets and have your child learn the different type of sharks with the cards.
Recommended Shark Books for Kids
Bring those scary sharks into your home with these amazing shark books. You don’t have to visit an ocean to see what sharks look like.
Open up a book and see how terrifying these amazing creatures are.
The Ultimate Book of Sharks (National Geographic Kids)Hark! A Shark!: All About Sharks (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)National Geographic Kids Sharks Sticker Activity Book: Over 1,000 Stickers! (NG Sticker Activity Books)Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual EncyclopediaShark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless ScientistThe Three Little Fish And The Big Bad Shark
Recommended Shark Toys
Does your child want to know what a shark tooth looks like? Try one of these shark tooth excavation kits, they’re a ton of fun.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Shark Tooth Dig Kit – Excavate 3 real Shark Tooth Fossils including Sand Tiger, Otodus and Crow Shark – Great Science Gift for Marine Biology Enthusiasts of any ageDiscover with Dr. Cool Mega Shark Teeth Fossil Science Kit – Includes 5 Genuine fossilized Shark Teeth and a Large Replica Megalodon ToothBoley 8 PC Shark Figure Toys – Realistic Looking Ocean Sharks – Sea Creatures Great for Party Favors, Bath Time, and More!Pressman Toys Shark Bite Game (2-4 Players)Shark Attack Figure Playset By Animal PlanetMelissa & Doug Shark Giant Stuffed Animal (Wildlife, Soft Polyester Fabric, Beautiful Shark Markings, Handcrafted, 13” H x 41” W x 16” L)
To extend this activity, read your favorite shark books, watch some amazing shark documentaries, my son loves them. Create your own shark sensory bins and take them swimming.
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