Primary Programs

Fun learning resources to help you educate and inspire your students and children to protect our precious marine environment.


Primary Resources


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Our Animal Fact Sheets – the animals we bring to you!

Bamboo shark


Black Sea Cucumber


Blue Sea Star


Decorator Urchin


Epaulette Shark


Pencil urchin


Sand Sea Star


Short Spined Urchin


Tropical Sea Cucumber


Ocean Creature Facts & Pictures to colour x 23


Ocean Fun Sheets

Suitable for fun learning at home – not curriculum based. Thanks to

Grade 1      Language      Maths      Science

Grade 2     Language      Maths      Science

Grade 3      Language      Maths      Science


Totally Jawsome Sharks


Shark Fact Sheet



Ultimate Shark Facts



QLD Government

E-book for parents and teachers, Sharks and Safety in Queensland

Shark Discovery Program – YouTube Playlist

Ocean Life Education’s YouTube Playlist – Shark Discovery Program, provides a suite of videos that explore interesting facts and behaviours about Sharks. Great to watch before or after we deliver the exciting Shark Discovery Holiday Program to your centre or school.


Early Learning Resources

Early Learning COMING TO VISIT Poster



sock octopus craft

Sock Octopus

Create an octopus out of a sock!

Make your own Dory (2)

Make your own Dory

Don’t bother finding Dory, make your own!

Paint a Puffer Fish

Paint a puffer fish then hang him in your room!


Egg Carton Ocean Animals

Get inspired with these cute ocean animals made from egg cartons. Play with them or hang them on a mobile!

bumpy sea star-website

Bumpy Sea Star

A fun fine motor activity for the littlies. They can use their fingers to scrunch up crepe paper to create a 3D sea star!


Class Decoration – Ocean Murals

Ocean Mural 1      Instructions      Cutouts      Ocean Mural 2      Cutout      Instructions



Ocean Fun Sheets

Suitable for fun learning at home – not curriculum based. Thanks to

Early Years ShellsKindy:        Language          Math          Science


Pre-School:          Funsheet p1-20          Funsheet p21-40



Ocean Events




SeaWeek 29 Feb – 8 Mar 2021

SeaWeek is Australia’s major national public awareness campaign to focus community awareness, provide information and encourage an appreciation of the sea.  SeaWeek gives us a fantastic opportunity to promote educational issues of relevance to the marine environment. Find out more

Science Week 14 – 22 August 2021

The Australian Science Teachers Association has a great resource book of ideas for schools.

Ocean Authorities

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (Aust Gov)

Hands-on science teaching units developed by the Australian Government GBRMPA and their Reef Guardian program. Learning Resources by Grade.

Australian Marine Environment Protection Association

AUSMEPA makes life easier for school teachers who teach curriculum subjects about the marine environment, by providing free educational resources about key marine environmental issues, including climate change and stormwater pollution.

WA Government

Kindy to Year 12 Lesson Plans, Marine Waters WA Teacher Education Resources

Department of Environment

A primary classroom resource, Discovering wetlands in Australia

Coastcare brochure

Why do our oceans and beaches end up like dumps? What can I do to help? Get your mind in the gutter

Interesting Reading

  • NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association

    Get the facts about our oceans and coasts with the NOAA National Ocean Service, Ocean Facts. Explore ocean basics, ocean life, ecosystems, health, tides and currents, and more.

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