Commotion in the Ocean: There are so many kinds of ocean animals. Can you think of some? There are fish, whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles, jellyfish and so much more. Of each of those there are different kinds as well, for example – blue tang fish and clown fish. Humpback whales and orca whales. And more! Today we will be exploring different kinds of ocean animals. Read (if you have) or listen to Commotion in the Ocean.
Choose 2-3 20-30 minute activities from the options below:
Play 'Fish in the ocean': Have someone be the shark and everyone else fish. The fish have to try and cross the ocean (a set space that you specify) and not get eaten (tagged) by the shark. If they get caught, then they join the shark to try to catch more fish. Keep playing until everyone is a shark
Snack – fish crackers and grapes
Lunch – fish sticks, octopus veg and dip (cut off the top of a pepper and place it upside down into a bowl of chummus or any other dip) then cut up another pepper into slices and place them around as the legs of the octopus)
Snack – dolphins (bananas) and gold (chocolate coins)
Dinner – shell pasta and tomato sauce