Ocean Animals Nomenclature Cards

We have a new addition in our Montessori Printables collection!

Ocean Animals Montessori Printables Nomenclature 3 Part Cards

We have a new Ocean Animals Nomenclature set. This set contains 18 different ocean animals!  Here’s a peek at the cards…

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Unfamiliar with Nomenclature cards, also called 3-Part cards? 

Nomenclature cards are a Montessori based idea. The word Nomenclature comes from the Latin “nomenclatura” which means assigning of names to things. Nomenclature cards are also called “3 part cards” for obvious reasons!

Here’s a couple of articles sharing more about the what, why, and how!

    Download your FREE Ocean Animals Nomenclature Cards here!

    Look for this graphic!

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    The sets available are also listed in alphabetical order, at the bottom of the page, look for the words “Ocean Animals” and click!


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    Swimming Creatures Tracing Pages A-Z

    As the warmer weather approaches, water is on the mind! Oceans, ponds, lakes, rivers and al of the amazing creatures within! This all new and free A to Z tracing set features water animals of all kinds! See if your child can guess where each creature is found and look it up together.

    Swimming Creatures Tracing A to Z

    Find the following tracing pages in this free tracing printable set. You can use these as tracing sheets or as flashcards.

    If you want to scale them down to print several per page, see how to do that here!

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    Download your free swimming creatures tracing pages here!

    More swimming creature fun…

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    Over in the Ocean In a Coral Reef Unit Study with Ivy Kids Kits

    Over in the Ocean Unit Study with Ivy Kids Kits 

    {disclaimer ~ Ivy Kids is a blog sponsor and sent us a kit for this review}

    Our love for Ivy Kids Kits continues! These continue to be the best monthly subscription kits I have seen.

    Not familiar with Ivy Kids Kits?

    Ivy Kits are a monthly educational subscription for children ages 3-8 developed by early childhood teachers with children of their own. You can tell these kits were developed by people who truly know young kids.  The activities are awesome. Not only can you subscribe to a monthly kit, you can also buy past kits.

    Each Ivy Kit contains instructions with ways to modify games to best suit each individual child and provide adults with questions to structure a child’s learning. There are enough games and materials in each kit to engage and cognitively stimulate a child throughout the month and can be replayed for years to come.

    We were sent  “Over in the Ocean in a Coral Reef ” for this review.  Here’s ALL that was included in this kit:

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    • The award winning book Over in the Ocean in a Coral Reef by Marianne Berkes
      • Read along Bookmark: Use to assist with reading comprehension.
      • Create Your Own Coral Reef: Use the clay, sea creatures, and sea life provided to create your own coral reef. Let the beautiful artwork from the book inspire your clay creations.
      • Coral Reef Sticker Scene: Use repositionable stickers to create different coral reef scenes
      • 3 Dimensional Fish and Seahorse Ornament: Use puffy paint to create a 3D fish and seahorse decoration.
      • Sea Creature Bingo: Players take turns picking a card from the pile and calling out a sea creature. The player with the sea creature on his or her board collects the card. The first player to cover three sea creature spaces in a row gets bingo. 
      • Painting with Stencils: Use the stencil with watercolor paints to create a beautiful underwater scene with coral, seashells, and sea creatures.
      • Sea Life Exploration: Use your senses to explore the starfish, coral, and seashells included in this kit.
      • Starfish Observation: Use your eyes and hands to explore the top and bottom of the knobby starfish. Record your observations on the sheet provided. Read the starfish fact board to learn more.
      • Starfish Painting: After exploring the starfish, use watercolors to paint the starfish.
      • Coral Observation: Use your eyes and hands to explore the coral. Record your observations on the sheet provided. Read the coral fact board to learn more. (Size, type, and shape of coral may vary.)
      • Coral Painting: After exploring the coral, use watercolors to paint the coral.
      • Clay Imprints: Use the starfish, sea creatures, and seashells to make beautiful, detailed imprints in the clay. You can choose to create a keepsake with the clay by painting the imprint and letting the clay air dry.
      • All Around the Octopus Game: Select a sea creature pawn and travel around the octopus, collecting seashells along the way. The first player to reach the finish first wins!
      • Sea Creature Dominoes: Players take turns matching the sea creature dominoes end to end. Be the first to match all your dominoes and win the game.
      • Songs – Three Little Clownfish and Five Little Seashells: Use finger puppets and seashells to sings some fun songs about clownfish and seashells. These songs are a perfect accompaniment to the book.
      • Sea Creature Memory Game: Players take turns flipping over one number card and one sea creature card to find a match. The player with the most matches wins the game.

      Here’s a picture of it all out of the box!

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    I organize the printables in a binder and keep the other stuff in the box as we work through the unit.

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    Activities From Our Box…

    My mom {Nanee} comes over once a week to hang out with us and Ivy Kids boxes have become a bit of a weekly tradition.  Nanee happened to come over the day after this one arrived and they dug through it together and chose some crafts to do right away, after reading the book!

    Puffy paint sea creatures kicked off their fun together!

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    She LOVED making coral out of the clay, painting real coral, and creating a coral reef – all with Nanee! During one of their activity days, my mom asked me if I had told my blog readers how much she loved these boxes!  She highly recommends them for grandparents who love to do things like this with their grandkids!

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    I tend to do more of the school-y stuff with her.  We played BINGO together! You can see her using the ducking from the Make Way for Ducklings kit! We pretended the stuffed owl and the duck were playing too.

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    She loved the coral reef creature memory game! Since she is beyond learning numbers and number words, she focused on learning the names of the different sea creatures while we played.  I love how the activities can be adapted across many age/ability levels.

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    The octopus game was a big hit also, she loved the real shells that were included!

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    Stenciling sea creatures was another favorite activity!

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    We continue to just LOVE Ivy Kids and are thankful to have these boxes!

    We also loved our A House for Hermit Crab kit, Penguin & Pinecone kit and Gotta Go! Gotta Go! kit

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    20% off your first kit for NEW Subscribers to the monthly subscription kits!

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    Over in the Ocean Ivy Kids Kit

    A huge thanks to Ivy Kids for sending us these kits to review. If you are looking for a simple way to do unit studies with your young child, I highly recommend Ivy Kids Kits!

    When you subscribe to Ivy Kids, each month you will receive a very well organized kit containing a book and ten or more activities based upon the story. Everything you need to learn and play is included in your kit. I mean EVERYthing. These kits are incredible!



    Just Color! Ocean Animals

    Ocean Animals Coloring Pages

    Recently we shared a new Ocean Animals Preschool Pack, Ocean Animals Color by Number, Ocean Animals Q-Tip Painting, Ocean Animals Dot Fun and today we have a new Ocean Animals Coloring set for you!

    The idea behind “Just Color!” is simple ~ theme packs all focused around coloring. The coloring pages are all in one download to make it easier to download and print all at once, in case you have coloring monsters like I do!

    If you want to make a mini coloring book, you can scale down PDF files.

    The following ocean animals are featured in this coloring pack: crab, dolphin, fish,  jellyfish, octopus, oyster, squid, starfish, stingray, shark, seahorse, turtle, swordfish and whale.

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    Download your free ocean animals coloring pages here on our Just Color! Webpage!

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    More Ocean Fun!

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    Ocean Animals Dot Fun Printables

    Ocean Animals Dot Fun Printables

    Recently we shared a new Ocean Animals Preschool Pack, Ocean Animals Color by Number, Ocean Animals Q-Tip Painting and today we have a brand new Ocean Animals Dot Fun set for you!

    This mini printable pack features dot fun letter mazes, dot fun large letters and a dot fun beginning sound activity. The following ocean animals are featured in this pack: crab, dolphin, fish,  jellyfish, octopus, oyster, squid, starfish, stingray, shark, seahorse, turtle and whale.

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    Download the Ocean Animals Dot Fun Printables here!

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    More Ocean Fun!

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    Looking for more theme based printables, see this post!

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