Group Size:
Any
Ages:
6+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
Animals
Diversity of Life
Habitats
Writing
A literacy based activity which can be used to reinforce lessons about marine species, or as follow up to a shore or aquarium visit. 
Group Size:
up to 35
Ages:
6+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
Animals
Diversity of Life
Energy
Food Webs/Chains
Habitats
Plants/Algae
A short game, which will help the children understand why marine creatures need special adaptations to help them survive in their habitat. This activity is part of the habitats and adaptations lesson plan resource.
Group Size:
Any
Ages:
4+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
Animals
Diversity of Life
Habitats
Plants/Algae

Introduction:

Use this true or false game to learn facts about the marine life!

Location:

A clear open space.

Materials:

Markers for True and False ‘zones’ and cards or a sheet with ‘facts’.

Group Size:
10 or more
Ages:
6+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
Energy
Habitats
Humans & Environment
A short game, which illustrates how dolphins and other whales use sound to hunt under the water. A second level of the game illustrates how this may be impacted by underwater noise pollution.
Group Size:
up to 35
Ages:
4+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation

Introduction:

Location:

a clear open space where running is possible.

Materials:

Some way of marking a starting line and a finishing line (rope, seaweed, twigs, line in sand etc).

Group Size:
up to 35
Ages:
4+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
A fun warm-up game. Teaches children in a fun active way about the life and habits of limpets.
Group Size:
Any
Ages:
4+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation

Summary

A fun warm-up game introducing the topic of camouflage and adaptation the game can also be used to talk about what crabs are and what preys on them.

Group Size:
Any
Ages:
4+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
Careful observation
Diversity of Life
Habitats
Independent Working
sorting living things into groups
A variety of short, fun activities to keep groups or individuals occupied on the shore with no cost or resources required! 
Group Size:
10 or more
Ages:
4+

Topics/Skills

Adaptation
Animals
Art & Design
Citizen Science
Drama / Role Play
A fun warm-up game introducing the topic of camouflage and adaptation the game can also be used to talk about what crabs are and what preys on them.