Submitted by MikeFill balloons with water. Draw on fins, mouths, etc. Let your children play with these in the water table. For an added effect add fishnets and let your children try to catch the fish.
Feed the Shark
Submitted by ValDraw a large shark face on a piece of poster board or the side of a box. Cut a hole out where the shark's mouth would be and add paper teeth (make it at least twice the size of the beanbag). Tape the board to a chair and let each of your children take three tries to feed the shark (by throwing a beanbag into the shark's mouth).
Fish, Fish, Shark!
Submitted by ConniePlay just like duck, duck, goose!
Submitted by KelseyPlay just like the Hokey Pokey)
Put your left fin in, take your left fin out
You do the fishy pokey and you turn yourself around that's what its all about
Put your right gill in, take your right gill out (etc.)
Submitted by LisaCut several (ten or more) flower shapes form construction paper or wallpaper scraps and glue the cut outs to craft sticks. Print the numbers one through ten on index cards. Put sand in a flower pot. Have your children draw the number cards and then plant the number of flowers that the card indicates into the sand.
Crawl Low Under The Fire
Submitted by GingerPut up a sheet high enough so that your children can crawl under it. Next have your children pretend to be fire fighters and crawl underneath the fire.
Fish in a Boat
Submitted by NinaCut the styrofoam containers used to hold hotdogs (like you get at a carnival, or baseball game or fast food place with a hot dog to go) and cut the top and bottom apart. This created two "boats". Next I cut out simple fish from all different colors of construction paper and gave one fish of each color to each child along with a boat. We spread the fish on the floor and sang this chant: "Fishy fishy, in the sea, jump in to my boat for me! Fishy, fishy in the sea, what color fish will you be?" Next I called a color and they had to find that fish and put it in their boat. We had a lot of fun with this and reviewed our colors at the same time!
Catch A Fish
Submitted by CallieGet minnows or other small fish from either a pet store or a bait shop. Put them in shallow water in an aquarium, bowl, or in a water play area. Let you children try to catch them. Caution them that if they do catch them to put them back in the water quickly. At the end of the day let the minnows go in the closest body of water.
Submitted by AnneteCreate a fishing pole using a stick and a piece of yarn with a magnet tied to the end. Write different prizes on paper and tape them to magnets. Have your children try to catch the prizes.
Pass the Fish
Submitted by TinaHave the children sit in a circle and pass around a toy fish while the whole class chants
"Who caught a fish in the big blue sea?"
(Student Holding Fish's Name) caught a fish in the big blue sea!
Student Holding Fish's Name says, "Who me?"
The Class says, "Yes, you!" Student says, "Couldn't be!"
Class replies, "Then who?" Then start passing the fish again.
Submitted by JulieHave your children dance to music. When you yell "FREEZE" they have to stop and hold the position they are in.
Fish in the ocean
Submitted by BarbraHave one (or several children) be the shark. The rest of your children must try to cross the ocean (a set space that you specify) and not get eaten (tagged) by the shark. If they get caught then they join the shark to try to catch more fish. Keep playing until everyone is sharks.
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