Ocean Life Activities and Fireworks

September 30 – October 4

Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Fish Anatomy

2. Key Points – Go Fishing – Oceans Key Points

3. Collaborative – Whale of a Tale – Whale Information

4. Language Arts – Make a Sea Life Book

5. Math/Logic – Fish Bowl - Estimation

6. Character Connection – Warm-blooded Vs. Cold-blooded

7. Big Activity – Symbiotic Shuffle – Symbiosis in the Ocean

8. Movement - Whale Behavior Game

Minecraft Activities

  1. Whale and Octopus Anatomy

  2. Types of Fish

  3. Symbiotic Relationships in the Ocean

  4. Build Challenge: Exotic Sea Creatures

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday Park Days at Santa Ana Zoo: https://www.facebook.com/events/479026312918466/

  • Disneyland meetup: October 8 – Ancient Ologies: https://www.facebook.com/events/438347327015581/

  • October 21: Field Trip at Aquarium of the Pacific, Celebration, and overnighter at the aquarium: https://www.celebrationeducation.com/single-post/2019/09/24/Celebration-at-Aquarium-of-the-Pacific


Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • With a friend, prepare and perform a fictitious interview with Jaques Cousteau.

  • Define what a reef is and what a tide pool is.

  • With a friend, act out one of the scenes from Nemo.

  • Classify the different types of mammals in the ocean. What are the main types? Which animals fall into which categories?

  • Make a poster of a whale. Label the parts of the whale. Using a song or mnemonics, memorize the parts of the whale.

  • Imagine that whales’ sounds are actual singing. “Translate” their sounds and write the lyrics of their “songs.”

  • Teach someone about the different kinds of whales.

  • Make a graph that shows an estimation of how many whales pass our shores in what months.

  • Make a commercial to entice people to take a cruise.

  • Make a sea glass mosaic.

  • Go fishing.

  • Make a big book about giant squid.

  • What is the strangest fish in the ocean? Write an ode to this fish.

  • Choose a sea creature. Play 21 questions with someone. Can they guess what sea creature you're thinking of?