Marine Institute

Explorers Seashore Games & Activities

Explorers Seashore Games & Activities

The Explorers Wild about Wildlife on the Seashore Games and Activities resources include lots of fun things to do on the seashore. They include co-operation games, team building, problem solving and outdoor exploration. Some may be adapted for the school PE outdoor activities.

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The seashore games and activities have been developed for all age groups.
 

MOVING LIKE AN OCEAN ANIMAL
The aim of the lesson plan is for the children to find an object representing a sea animal in a confined area of the school.

MARINE FOOD CHAIN GAME
The aim of the lesson plan is for the children to play playground games, learning about the marine food chain.

LITTER AND WASTE BREAKDOWN GAME
Investigate how long different types of waste found on the seashore take to breakdown.  This is a great way to discuss and understand the impact of litter on our natural environment and to identify what we can do to reduce this impact.

CRAB FOOTBALL GAME
The aim of the lesson plan is for the children to football within a small group using marine animals such as crabs for inspiration.

SEASHORE ANIMAL RELAY GAME - TESTING WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE ANIMALS ON THE SEASHORE
Using quiz cards about the seashore, the children will work in teams and take part in a relay game (including running, walking, jogging, sprinting, jumping) to test their knowledge about species on the seashore.

CREATING A MAZE FOR RELAYS ON THE BEACH
Using the giant seaweed maze on the seashore, the children will take part in a range of athletic games including running, walking, jogging, sprinting, relays and jumping.