Summertime is a time kids look forward to all year long.
It’s a time for playing in the sun, swimming in the pool, and enjoying lazy days with friends and family.
But even the most carefree summer days can get a little boring sometimes.
That’s where fun activities like these color by number fish come in.
These adorable fish printables are a great way to keep kids entertained, and they work well for young kids of all ages.
All you have to do is print the pages, hand them out to your kiddos, and let them color until their heart’s content!
And, if you need more ideas, check out all of our color by number printables.
Fish Color By Numbers
Inside this fish color by number set, we’ve included 6 unique coloring pages, with the numbers 1-4.
We love that these coloring pages are not only fun but also educational too! And they’re so easy – just print and go!
Ocean Unit For Kids
Why not keep the summertime fun going by creating an ocean unit for kids? We have lots of ideas to get you started. Read through them and find your favorite and you’ll be ready in no time!
There are many benefits to reading aloud with your child. Not only will you be helping them develop their literacy skills, but also improving the way they listen and speak; it can set kids up for success for the rest of their life. For those reasons and more, we like to start new themes with books.
Below are some of the most popular ocean books for kids:
The Snail and the Whale– Julia Donaldson, author of the famous book The Gruffalo, brings kids another fun book about an unlikely set of friends. Snail and Whale have lots of fun together in this colorful book!
Shark Lady– This children’s book is based upon the true story of Eugenie Clark, aka, The Shark Lady. Learn about her love of sharks, her discoveries, and the inspiring message of going after what you want in life.
The Rainbow Fish -This is a classic children’s book with a wonderful message for children. In it, a fish learns to share his favorite possession, his glittery scales, with his friends!
Crafting with kids is a great way to spend time with them and help them learn new skills. It’s also a fun way to exercise their creativity and relieve stress. Add in some fun ocean crafts with kids to do in your unit studies.
Paper Plate Crab Craft – Grab your kids, grab some paper plates, glue sticks, paint brushes and have them make this crab craft!
Octopus Handprint Craft – Kids will love this easy handprint craft that’s perfect for an ocean theme. Make it with paper; there’s no paint required! It’s simple, fun, and perfect for kids of all ages.
Fish Paper Bag Puppet Craft – This fish craft is a fun and easy way to get the kids excited about ocean animals. They’ll love making their very own puppet, and then they can play with it for hours on end.
Humpback Whale Headband Craft – This simple craft can be made from colored paper or printed in black and white for kids to color in. This is a great activity for all ages of children, and it doesn’t take much time at all!
Get ready to learn with these fun ocean animal printable preschool worksheets. They’re a great way for kids to practice fine motor skills as well as patterns, scissors skills and so much more!
These ocean pattern block mats are a fun way for kids to learn their shapes and practice their fine motor skills. The bright colors and adorable sea creatures will keep them entertained for hours on end!
Need some playtime? Try playing one of these fun ocean themed board games for kids as a family or classroom.
Give the kids some independent playtime with this ocean matching game. Just print them out, cut, and let your kids practice alone or play with a sibling or friend.
These ocean animals I spy printables are a fun game that helps kids practice memory and visual discrimination. It’s an easy, no mess activity that’s ready to go.
Kids love to explore their creative side and this ocean play dough kit is perfect for that. With a variety of colors, textures, and shapes, kids will be busy playing with it all day long! This kit comes pre-made so they can jump right in without worrying about any messes. It’s great for sensory fun as well as getting those little fingers working on something new!