Check out these marine theme activities for children. Educators and families are welcome to use these resources in the interests of marine education and conservation.
Hector's Dolphin puppets
Hector's Dolphins are found only in New Zealand and are one of the rarest dolphins in the world.
Deep sea board game
Strange and mysterious creatures live in the deep ocean.
Rocky shore colouring book
Who eats who on the rocky shore? This educational colouring book contains information about food webs from plankton to top predators.
Mudflat mysteries activity book
This educational activity book features the animals and plants that live between the tides on New Zealand's muddy shores. Spot the clues that tell you what lives beneath the surface!
Colossal squid are one of the favourite foods of sperm whales. Sperm whales dive to great depths to hunt their prey.
Sea lion board game
Follow the development of rare New Zealand sea lions.
And there's more…
The NZ Marine Studies Centre has a wide range of marine resources that link to our education programmes. Educators and families are welcome to use any of our resources in the interests of marine education and conservation.