Ocean Life Theme Highlights



We had so much fun during our laid back month-long Ocean Life Theme in July. Here are a few of the things we did:

Robbie loved this sensory bin. I used 1cm gram cubes, blue foam pieces and blue & white pony beads for the "water" and "bubbles". The creatures are from our Safari Ltd. Ocean Life Toob. I also included some chenille stems (pipe cleaners) for waves and a magnifying glass for fun.


See our other sensory bins.

We used a pre-printed Ocean Life calendar I created in Photoshop and simply crossed out the days as they passed. This was a simple idea, but a big hit.


There were many hands-on crafts which provided wonderful opportunities to talk about each creature and its unique characteristics and body parts.












As each project was completed, I placed it on our Ocean Life board (simply a piece of posterboard with some stickers I picked up in the scrapbooking section of a local store). Robbie really liked seeing his crafts displayed.



He played with ocean creatures in the bath tub.


He even got a new whale pencil.




You can find links to many of the things we used (and some I wish we'd used) this past month on my
Ocean Life Theme Pinterest Board.


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7 comments:

  1. Looks like a super fun theme! I love all of your crafts up on the wall together!

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  2. It looks like a very successful theme! Love all the crafts and the way you displayed them.

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  3. Very cool! There are so many possibilities with this theme. Great job!

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  4. Love the paper plate fishies...too cute!

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  5. Such creative ideas - thanks for sharing! Are there sugar cubes in the sensory tray?
    Lee

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  6. Great idea about gram cubes in the sensory box. I love your ocean theme poster board!

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