Photo Credit: National Oceanography
Directorate, Ministry of Science,
Technology and Innovation Malaysia
Wondering what to do with a group of younger kids? Host a kids’ art contest with fun prizes, such as a behind-the-scenes tour of your local aquarium, zoo, or nature museum. Here are some great ideas for kids’ ocean art projects
. Remember to use eco-friendly art supplies, including recycled materials, as much as possible.
Photo Credit: Saskatoon Public Library
Have a scavenger or treasure hunt with many small ocean-themed prizes such as T-shirts, bookmarks, aquarium passes, etc. Consider providing maps for the hunt with fun ocean-related facts on them. Check out the Octonauts Sea Rescue Pairs
activity, an ocean conservation-themed scavenger hunt where kids have to find sea creature cards.
Photo Credit: Palma Aquarium
Sleepovers are a great opportunity for families and children to make the most out of World Oceans Day! Invite guests to stay over at your zoo, aquarium, or museum and offer special promotions like behind the scenes tours. Sleepovers allow you to pack lots of activities, from book readings to scavenger hunts, all in one fun filled night dedicated to ocean conservation!