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Ocean life coloring pages can be used as a follow-up activity after your trip to the ocean or for a quiet time activity.
Print these preschool coloring pages, and preschoolers can pick their favorite ocean scene to color.
Or, you can add them individually to your ocean lesson plans.
Did you know that coloring pages are more than just coloring pages? They can be learning tools disguised as fun!
Ocean Life Coloring Pages
This free preschool printable includes a variety of ocean-themed coloring pages. They’ll make a great addition to your upcoming preschool lesson plans.
These print-and-go coloring pages are perfect for busy moms and preschool teachers like you.
You can print them out for your next playdate, as well. They’re perfect for both home and classroom use.
Coloring is a great way to let your kids get creative while learning about colors and color mixing.
Preschoolers will strengthen their concentration skills as they work to complete each of the coloring pages.
You can print these pages and bind them in a folder to create a coloring book for kids.
Or, you can print them one at a time for a quiet activity or transition tool between lessons.
More ocean animals activities
There are so many ways to teach children about the ocean. Here are a few engaging ideas that will help you teach your kids about ocean life while keeping them learning at the same time.
OCEAN MOVIES FOR KIDS
I love incorporating videos into our lessons whenever possible. They’re a great way to break from the books and worksheets that typically fill a science lesson.
I also save them for rainy days or sick days that may crop up during the unit. Here are a few ideas:
Young learners love hands-on activities, and they help little ones engage with the topic at hand. When studying the ocean, you can add one or more of these activities to your to-do list:
- Ocean Themed Snacks for Kids
- Fish Crafts for Kids
- Ocean Slime
- Parts of Ocean Animals Labeling Worksheets
- Ocean Dot the Number 1-20
Ocean Books for PreschoolersFill your book basket with a great collection of ocean books for preschool. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Commotion in the Ocean – This delightful collection of poems includes fun rhymes about the creatures who live in and around the ocean. Children will delight in the snappy poems and colorful illustrations about whales, walruses, penguins, polar bears, stingrays, and sharks. Over in the Ocean in a Coral Reef – This coral reef is a marine nursery, teeming with mamas and babies! In the ageold way of kids and fish, children will count and clap to the rhythm of “Over in the Meadow” while puffer fish “puff,” gruntfish “grunt” and seahorses “flutter.” Ocean: A Peek Through Book – Discover a world teeming with life beneath the waves, with graceful sea horses, darting tropical fish, electric eels, and humpback whales.
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