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Shark Week Freebies and Activities for Kids

Did you know that Discovery Channel’s Shark Week is coming up soon? This year, Shark Week will begin on Sunday, July 23.  You can learn more about it on the Discovery Channel Shark Week website or on the Discovery Channel Shark Week Facebook page.

And to add to the fun, we’re sharing a collection of freebies and activities that relate to sharks! We hope you and your children enjoy them! Not only are these activities fun, but they’re also educational, and they’re a great way to get your kids involved in the fun rather than simply sitting in front of the television.

Looking for some great freebies and activities for Shark Week for your kids? Try these!

SHARKS Fact Pack Reading Passages Informational Text Writing Fact Posters

Shark-related activities related to vocabulary, writing, and informational text for PreK-4th grades. These are FREE!!

 

Free Shark Coloring Pages for Shark Week and More!

These are FREE shark coloring pages!

 

Shark Printable Pack {Free for a limited time!}

With over 465 known species of sharks living in our oceans today and so many close encounters happening all over the world, this Shark Printable Pack will encourage children to learn more about these predators and how they support a healthy ecosystem.

 

Shark Information for Kids (Free Shark Facts Printables)

If you are ready to give your kids an under the sea shark adventure, start with these cool shark facts and pictures

 

Are You Ready for Shark Week Activities!

This is the perfect resource to combine learning about sharks with STEM activities.

 

Free Shark Printables and Montessori-Inspired Shark Activities

Here, I’m sharing the links to free shark printables for preschoolers through 1st graders (and sometimes older).

 

Shark Week Activities

It’s time to put on a big toothy smile and round up a few shark learning opportunities!

 

Shark Printable Pack {Free for a limited time!}

With over 465 known species of sharks living in our oceans today and so many close encounters happening all over the world, this Shark Printable Pack will encourage children to learn more about these predators and how they support a healthy ecosystem.

 

Shark Unit Study Links

Here are some resources that I have gathered to make a great shark unit study. I found facts, unit studies, printables, art projects, fun games and more. Use them to get your shark unit study started!

 

Sharks! Reading Fun Reading CenterThis jawsome free resource is a sentence to picture matching game, great for a reading center! It includes a poster of 10 common sharks, plus 12 sentences and pictures for your students to match. With a focus on preprimer and primer sight words, you can use this resource with children reading on a kindergarten or first grade level. Best of all, it’s both free and easy to prepare: print, laminate, and trim on straight lines!

 

Free Shark Week ActivitiesNeed a fun way to keep your kids engaged as the school year comes to a close? How about Shark Week in the classroom? This blog post includes some fun and free resources, including a Sharks Fact and Opinion Sort, Sharks: True or False activity and more.

 

Shark Activities, Facts, and PicturesShark activities, facts, and pictures!

 

75 Outstanding Shark Resources that will Make you Squeal

75 shark resources for learning and family fun.

 

Shark Animal Study and Lapbook Printables

Shark animal study and lapbook printables for kids!

 

Shark Activities That Will Blow You Out of the Water

If you too are involved in all things shark, or if you are just looking for some fun things to do for shark week, this is the roundup for you.

 

Amazing Shark Activities for Kids (Free Printables)

These Cool shark activities and free printables will get your children excited to explore and discover the sharks of the world.

 

Free Mini Shark Pack!

These Shark printables are made to be use with kids 2 to 7.

 

Ocean Animal Coffee Filter Suncatcher

We used coffee filters and cut out animal silhouettes like a dolphin, shark, whale, and fish to make colorful suncatchers to hang on our window. I have a free pattern included in this post so you can easily make one too!

 

Shark Activities for Kids (Free Printables)

We love adding games into our learning. We also love hands on learning which made me think of adding these fun shark activities for kids to our summer shelves.

 

How Sharks Float Experiment: Part 1 (of 2)

Did you know a whale shark can weigh more than an elephant?! How can an animal that weighs thousands of pounds float through the ocean? This experiment shows a big part of that answer!

 

How Sharks Float Experiment: Part 2

Great white sharks can be more than 20 feet long and weigh more than 2,000 pounds! How does a 2,000 pound critter float through the ocean? This experiment shows a big part of that answer! (This is our second shark floating experiment.)

 

Shark Unit

Shark unit for young children.

 

About the author

Wendy

I am one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms. I live in the South with my husband, Scott, and 3 children. I am a Christian, homeschooling, work-from-home mom. I love working out and teaching Training for Warriors classes at my local gym. My husband, Scott, and I were high school sweethearts and have been married for 27 years. Our oldest child, Hannah, is now age 22. She has autism, and I started homeschooling her at age 2. Our son, Noah, is now age 21 and is the second homeschool graduate in the family. Our youngest child, Mary Grace, age 15, is the remaining homeschool student.

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