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Head under the sea with these cool ocean STEM activities & projects for kids! We’re diving down deep today to explore ocean zones, marine animals and more with these amazing STEM ocean activities that are perfect for a little summer learning! If your kids are fans of whales, sharks and the big blue sea, they’ll …

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Learn about oceans zones and layers of the sea with this hands-on animal habitat science project! Every summer, we seem to gravitate toward ocean science projects and learning about the various ocean layers and animals. My kids have always been fascinated by ocean animals — probably because we hardly get to visit any large body …

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Explore the world under the sea with this Ocean Layers Activity for Kids! We LOVE doing science projects about the ocean’s zones and layers each summer!  It just seems like the right time to explore the big blue sea and learn a little about our favorite marine animals too. Today’s activity not only explores ocean …

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Kids of all ages will LOVE this FREE printable Under the Sea Scavenger Hunt (that can be done online, with an ocean story book or on a visit to an aquarium!) We’ve had such a great response to our Scavenger Hunts for Kids that we also wanted to create one for ocean animals too.  But …

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Create your own ocean zones in a jar to explore habitat, sea animals & deep sea creatures. We’ve been enjoying some fun books about the ocean and marine animals this summer.  My kids have always been big fans of sea life. There are so many wonderful creatures that live in the oceans and did you …

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We’re gearing up for our annual family vacation and this year we are heading for the ocean! 


Being from the dead middle of the U.S. means that we’re all pretty excited about spending some time near the big blue sea.

As we’re prepping for our trip, I’m keeping an eye out for some great ocean activities to do while we’re there.  And we had some really cute ones that were shared during last week’s Discover & Explore Animals linky.

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My family will tell you that I love to plan for visiting new places (they’ll actually say I spend more time planning than I do visiting ;).  What can I say, I like to be prepared.  So, I thought I would put together a guide for those of you getting ready to visit SEA LIFE Aquarium in Kansas City.

Take a look at some of these FAQs (frequently asked questions) and tips before your visit!

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