Oceans are ultimately fascinating. The life that lives inside, the ability to travel on and in them, and how they cover a majority of our planet. The ocean theme is an excellent tool to help teach other areas of development and education as well. These toys and activities will help teach your child either about the ocean or something different while using the ocean as a theme.
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25+ Ocean Theme Activities and Toys
Liberty Imports Large Deep Sea Animals – Ocean Underwater Creatures – Realistic Plastic Marine Toy Figures – Educational Toys for Toddlers, Kids (16 Piece Set)JESONN Giant Realistic Stuffed Marine Animals Soft Plush Toy Octopus (21.6 Inch)GIFTEXPRESS 36 Pcs Mini Assorted Ocean Sea Animals Figures, Realistic Sea Creatures Toy Figures, Under The Sea Life Figures, Educational Toy, Easter Egg Filler, Cupcake Topper, Aquarium DecorationsHands Craft DIY 3D Wooden Puzzle Bundle Set, Pack of 6 Sea Animals Brain Teaser Puzzles | Educational STEM Toy | Safe and Non-Toxic Easy Punch Out Premium Wood | (JP2B5)Ocean Animal Slime Toy – 12 Pieces Bottles of Colorful Galaxy Sludge Toy,12pcs Sea Animal Charms Included,Super Soft & Non-Sticky, Birthday Gifts for Girl and Boys (Standard Edition 12)GINMIC Kids Ocean Animals Toys with Large Play Mat , 18 Pack Assorted Realistic Sea Animal Toys with Carrier Bag Including Shark, Whale, Dolphin etc, for Toddler, Boys & Girls Ages 3-8Ocean Reef Building Toy Set for Toddlers and Kids Age 3, 4, 5, 6 Year Old Boys and Girls Stacking Reef Garden Building Toy STEM (125 pcs)Melissa & Doug Children’s Book – Poke-a-Dot: Who’s in the Ocean (Board Book with Buttons to Pop)LEGO Creator 3in1 Deep Sea Creatures 31088 Make a Shark, Squid, Angler Fish, and Crab with This Sea Animal Toy Building Kit (230 Pieces)Ocean Sea Animal, 52 Pack Assorted Mini Vinyl Plastic Animal Toy Set, Funcorn Toys Realistic Under The Sea Life Figure Bath Toy for Child Educational Party Cake Cupcake Topper,Valentines Day GiftNational Geographic Kids Ocean Animals Sticker Activity Book: Over 1,000 Stickers! (NG Sticker Activity Books)LiKee Ocean Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles Pattern Blocks Sorting and Stacking Toys Peg Puzzle Preschool Montessori Educational Toys for Toddlers Kids Boys Girls Age 3+ Years Old (32 Pieces & 8 Patterns)Ocean Sea Animal,18 Pack Rubber Bath Toy Set,Food Grade Material TPR Super Stretchy, Some Kinds Can Change Colour,ValeforToy Squishy Floating Bathtub Toy Figure Party,Realistic Shark Octopus Fish42pcs Plastic Ocean Animals Toys Realistic Mini Sea Creature Figure Toys Fake Under The Sea Creatures Bath Toys for Kids ToddlersTerra by Battat – Tropical Fish World – Assorted Miniature Sea Animals, Toy Fish, & Tropical Fish Toys for Toddlers 3 & Up (60 Pc), Multicolor82 Piece Animal Toy, Assorted Mini Dinosaur Insect Ocean Sea Animal Farm Animal Jungle Animal Dog Figure, Realistic Vinyl Plastic Zoo Play Set, Small Toys for Sensory Bin Cupcake Topper Party FavorsJust Play National Geographic Kids Tub of Realistic Sea Animal Toy Figures for Kids, QR Code to Shark, Turtle, Jellyfish Facts, Recycled Material Packaging, Storage Container, Amazon ExclusiveCozyBomB Magnetic Fishing Pool Toys Game for Kids – Water Table Bathtub Kiddie Party Toy with Pole Rod Net Plastic Floating Fish Toddler Color Ocean Sea Animals Gifts Age 3 4 5 6 Year OldCreativity for Kids Sensory Bin: Ocean and Sand – Fine Motor and Sensory Toys for KidsNATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Ocean Animal Dig Kit – 12 Seashell Shaped Dig Bricks with Sea Creature Figure Inside, Party Activity with 12 Excavation Sets, Stem Toy For Boys & Girls Or Fun Party FavorsThe Octonauts Explore the Great Big OceanEyelike Stickers: OceanINNOCHEER Sea Animals Toys for Kids, Ocean Animals Toys, 18 Pack Sea Creatures Toys with Large Play Mat – Including Shark, Whale, Dolphin for Toddlers Boys Girls Age 3 4 5 6 7 8USA Toyz Under The Sea Kids Pop Up Tent – Mermaid Pop Up Kids Tent, Indoor Playhouse Tent for Girls and Boys with Kids Play Tent Storage Carry Bag, Toy Outdoor Indoor Tent for Kids, Toddler TentOcean: A Visual EncyclopediaSHARK WEEK Discovery Deep Ocean Explorer Big Toy Playset for Kids, Toy Boat Action Figure Scuba Diver Deep Sea Diver, Great White Shark, Hammerhead, Hand Painted, Eco Friendly, Officially LicensedDoyolta Wooden Stacking Ocean Animals Toys for Boys 3-6 Year Old, Ocean Animal Balance Training Blocks Game for Toddler, Montessori Learning Toys for for 3 Year Old boy Kids Christmas Birthday Gifts
The ocean is a fascinating thing. These toys and activities can help you teach your children all about the ocean or help incorporate ocean into other activities. Some of the manipulatives above would be perfect for our Free Ocean Matching Printable or our Ocean Themed I Spy Jar.
Our Favorite Ocean Theme Books:
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Once your child’s creativity is sparked with this fun activity, take it a step further with these engaging resources:
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Commotion in the OceanInky the Octopus: The Official Story of One Brave Octopus’ Daring Escape (Includes Marine Biology Facts for Fun Early Learning!)The Snail and the WhaleThe Pout-Pout FishGuess Who Ocean FriendsOcean Friends – Touch and Feel Board Book – Sensory Board BookHello, World! Ocean LifeI’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean!In My OceanMister Seahorse: board book (World of Eric Carle)Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef
Planning for an Ocean Theme? We’ve done all the work for you!
We now have interactive thematic lesson plans for toddlers (18-35 months) AND preschoolers (3-5 years)! Get ready for fun and learning with unit lesson plans for your OCEAN THEME. Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities! Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners. For more information, click on the graphics below: