Topics/Skills

Animals
Summary about ocean giants
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’.

Ages:
6+

Topics/Skills

Animals
Art & Design
Diversity of Life
Independent Working
Play

Introduction:

Topics/Skills

Animals
Diversity of Life
Enquiry/Research
Group/Team Working
Habitats
Humans & Environment
Non-Native Species
Plants/Algae
Sea Shore
Download and print your own set of Shore Thing Species ID cards. The cards are designed to be used as part of the Shore Thing survey protocol. More Shore Thing Project Resources including a teacher pack and survey methods are available on the Shore Thing website.
Group Size:
Any
Ages:
6+

Topics/Skills

Animals
Citizen Science
Diversity of Life
Habitats
Sea Shore
sorting living things into groups

Download and print your free copy of our key to a selection of common estuarine and seashore ‘shells’ found in the North East Atlantic. The key can be laminated and used on the shore, but can also be used at home or in the classroom to sort and identify empty shells.

Group Size:
Any
Ages:
Any

Topics/Skills

Animals
Design & Technology
Diversity of Life
Food Webs/Chains
Habitats
This is a great follow up activity to shore exploration, particularly if pupils are asked to base their work on something they have learned during the day. The activity encourages collaborative working.
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.