Ocean Theme: Aquaman’s Ocean

Aquaman’s Ocean

It’s all about things in the sea!

Picture Books: Guess Who Ocean Friends by Jodie Shepherd, Pop Up Sea by Patrick Watson, Fish Wish by Bob Barner, Hooray for Fish! by Lucy Cousins, The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark by Ken Geist, Smiley Shark by Ruth Galloway, Fidgety Fish by Ruth Galloway, I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry, Pattern Fish by Trudy Harris, Snappy Little Splashers by Beth Harwood, How Will We Get to the Beach? by Brigitte Luciani,  and Beach Day! by Patricia Lakin

Fingerplays:

Fish Alive

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Count on fingers)

Once I caught a fish alive, (Pretend to cast and reel in fish)

6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (Count on fingers)

Then I let him go again. (Pretend to toss fish)

Why did I let him go? (Shrug shoulders)

Because he bit my finger so. (Bite little finger)

Which finger did he bite? (Shrug shoulders)

The little one on the fight. (Point to little finger and cry boo hoo)

Bubbles the Fish

Bubbles the fish, watch him swim. (Hands together like swimming fish)

He looks at you, you look at him. (Peek through finger circles)

Bubbles the fish, he has no troubles. (Shake head no)

You say, “Hello fish!” (Wave)

He just blows bubbles (blblblblblblb….blow raspberries)

Music:

“The Goldfish” by Laurie Berkner (Victor Vito CD)

“Under the Sea” (The Little Mermaid: Original Broadway Cast CD) We used the parachute and put small sea creatures in it to create motion in the ocean!

Craft:

Superhero Power Wand: Glue crepe paper strips and two die cut stars to a craft stick. Decorate with markers and gems! Bam, you have a Superhero wand!

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