Ocean Animal Habitat Centers and Activities

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Learning about different animal habitats is always exciting in early childhood classrooms! For teachers, it’s the perfect opportunity to create a whole unit with an engaging theme. These Ocean Animal Habitat Centers and Activities combine fun ocean animals with important math and literacy skills. This pack will give you a variety of activities and options for your students, making it perfect for Pre-K, TK, and Kindergarten!

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These Ocean Animal Habitat Centers and Activities combine ocean animals with important Pre-K, TK, and Kindergarten math and literacy skills!

Ocean Animal Habitat Centers and Activities

Are you wanting to teach your students about the ocean habitat and its animals while strengthening math and literacy skills? This resource pack is exactly what you need!

Skills covered in this pack include letter recognition, letter writing, rhyming, sight words, number recognition, counting, addition and subtraction, and more!

Let’s check out just a few of the activities included!

This resource pack is filled with tons of hands-on ocean animal-themed math and literacy activities.

Under the Sea Sight Words

This Under the Sea Sight Words activity is EDITABLE which means you can customize it to meet the needs of all your students!

Students will use the ocean animal letter cards to build the sight words on the mat. There’s even an optional recording sheet included!

Work on spelling sight words with the Under the Sea Sight Words activity.

Let’s Label Ocean Habitat

If you’re looking for an activity that strengthens multiple skills, this is it! This Ocean Habitat Label It! printable will have your students reading ocean animal and plant names while practicing cutting and pasting skills.

Use this labeling printable as a follow-up activity after introducing the information on the included Ocean Habitat Fact Sheet.

Learn the names of ocean animals and what they look like with the Let's Label Ocean Habitat printable.

Ocean Animal Story Problems

The Ocean Animal Story Problem Mat is a hands-on way to work on addition and subtraction in small groups or math centers!

Kids start by choosing an addition or subtraction story problem. Then they use the animal picture cards to solve the problem on the mat and write the equation on the recording sheet.

Practice addition skills with the Ocean Animals Story Problem Mat.

Ocean Animal Writing Center

The Ocean Animal Writing Center Activities come in multiple versions and can be added to your literacy centers or used as a super fun “Write the Room” or “Color the Room.”

Your kids will love picking ocean animal cards and coloring the matching pictures on the Color It! printable. For students ready for a challenge, give them the Write It! printable and they can write the ocean animal names.

Kids will have fun picking an animal card and coloring the matching picture on the Ocean Animal Color It printable.

Count and Compare Ocean Animals Activities

This Count and Compare Ocean Animals Math Center offers so many options for comparing numbers. The possibilities for differentiation are endless!

Choose from 10 or 20 frame cards, tally mark cards, or base ten block cards. Recording sheets are ‘Fishy 10 Frames,’ ‘Fishy 20 Frames,’ ‘Seal Tallies Count and Trace,’ and ‘Lobster’s Base Blocks.’

Work on counting skills and base ten blocks with the Lobster's Base Blocks activity.

Whale’s CVCe Words

It’s always an exciting time when we begin to learn about “Magic e” and its special powers. These Whale’s CVCe Words Puzzles can be used alone as a fun matching game. Or pair them with any of the optional recording sheets!

You can choose between the ‘Pick and Color,’ ‘Pick and Trace,’ or ‘Pick and Write’ recording sheet based on your students’ needs.

Have your students practice reading and writing CVCe words with the Whale's Words Pick and Write printable.

Plus, at the end of the file, all activities also come in black and white versions for an ink-saving option!

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