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Are you ready to add a splash to your learning centers? This pack of Ocean Activities and Centers for Pre-K & Kindergarten is filled with engaging resources that are low-prep and super fun. The cute ocean animals and seashell themes are sure to bring some beach fun into the classroom!
Ocean Activities and Centers
This awesome ocean-themed pack has 20 math and literacy activities with lots of ways to differentiate and play. These activities are hands-on, easy to prep, and include a mix of games, emergent readers, writing activities, activity mats, graphing activities, and much, much more!
Check out a few of the activities in this ocean-themed resource pack below…
Jumping Jellyfish Skip Counting
Dive into some skip counting fun with this Jumping Jellyfish Count by 10’s activity! Order the numbered jellyfish cards from 10-100 and record the numbers on the jellyfish.
Don’t forget to also grab the Jumping Jellyfish Count by 5’s version too!
Crabby for Blends Activity
This Crabby for Blends Matching Game is perfect for working on beginning blends and strengthening fine motor skills as your kiddos color the adorable crabs!
To play, pick a crab card and say the picture name. Find and color the crab with the matching beginning blend. We also included a set of crab cards with the written blend for matching support!
Collecting Seashells Addition Game
Combine addition with a fun seashell theme and you get this engaging Collecting Seashells Ten Frame Activity!
Simply, pick a shell card and then use two different colors to build the equation on the ten frame. This resource pack includes 2 sets – addition to 5 and addition to 10.
Alphabet Shark Clip Cards
No scary sharks here! Sharks have never been cuter than the ones you’ll find on these Alphabet Shark Clip Cards!
Students will have a ton of fun clipping the letter that matches the letter shown on the shark card. There’s even an additional set of Crabby Clip Cards for matching uppercase to uppercase!
Feed the Shark Counting Mats
These Feed the Shark Counting Mats are hands-on AND super versatile! Grab any manipulatives you have on hand and you are ready to play. Playdough, goldfish crackers, or mini erasers make great “fish” for feeding!
For this activity, kiddos read the numbers or number words (1-20) and feed the shark the correct amount.
Ocean Animals Write the Room
Looking for an activity to get your students moving while learning? This Ocean Animals Write the Room is exactly what you need!
Hang the ocean-themed cards around your classroom and your kids can “go swimming” for answers! Once they find a card they write the word next to its matching picture on the recording sheet.
Even More Ocean-Themed Activities…
With these hands-on, low-prep centers, your kiddos will love working on literacy skills and activities such as:
- Letter recognition
- Beginning sounds
- CVC words
- CVCe words
- Sight words
- Emergent reader
- Write/Color the Room
Get ready to liven up your math centers and have your students excited to practice these math skills:
- Counting (numbers 1-20)
- Tally marks
- Ten/Twenty frames
- Addition within 10
- Subtraction within 10
- Number words
- Skip counting by 5 and 10
All of the activities come in both color and black and white versions for an ink-saving option!
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