Keep a Dolphin Watch. I have never been to the Cloud that I didn't see them at least once. And read a little about them on the Ask Mimi.
Look for sharks' teeth. I have the best luck finding them on the very North end at the "island" that is exposed at low tide. Then see if you can identify them with the shark's teeth chart on Ask Mimi.
Go for a seashell scavenger hunt. Look in the For the Kids File Folders upstairs. Grab a copy of the seashell pages and see how many you can find.
Sculpt something in the sand and then color it with spray bottles and food coloring.
See some examples of what our family has done on the Sand Art Link.
She sells seashells,
By the seashore.
The shells she sells,
Are surely seashells.
So if she sells shells,
On the seashore,
I'm sure she sells,
Color a fish picture and attach it with little
clothespins to Mimi's fish net aquarium.
Play the Cloud Game
Press SPACE to start and use the arrow keys to control the white cloud.
Adelita is loggerhead turtle. Can you help her return to her nesting grounds to lay eggs 9000 miles away. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/turtles/game.html
Sharks ExtSecrets of the Ocean Realm - The Great Whales/Sharksreme Quiz -See how much you know about sharks! NATURE . SHARKLAND . Interactive Quiz | PBS http://www.pbs.org/oceanrealm/quiz/quiz4.htmll
Select a piece of wood from the different shapes provided (stars, squares, rectangles etc.) Color it if you want or at least write your name on it and have a race in one of the long tidal pools and see whose shape and boat wins. The cutout wood pieces are in a small basket on the kids shelves upstairs.
Hand in the catch of the day by dropping next to trap tuna. Avoid the jellyfish and the endangered whales.
Dolphin! Jump, splFunschool - Under The Sea - Online Arcade Games for Kidsash and play as a Dolphin. This arcade-style game is fun for kids of all ages.
Fishin' Fun. Have some Fishin' Fun as you try to catch as many fish as possible without wasting bait.
Online jigsaw puzzles with fish and ocean pictures. Choose from 6, 12, 25 or 40 piece jigsaw puzzles by clicking one of the numbers shown under each picture.