MUSEUM STORIES

The weather is starting to get a bit warm, but it’s not too hot for fish to have fun! This week, Dale Chihuly’s Pink Seaform, Red Lip got us thinking about all the creatures that live in the sea.  Check out the books, songs, and activity below on the theme of sea creatures for Museum Stories.   

 

Book: The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister / Song: “The Fish in the Sea

The Fish in the Sea (to the tune of The Wheels on the Bus)

The fish in the sea go swish, swish, swish, swish, swish, swish, swish, swish, swish
The fish in the sea go swish, swish, swish all day long.
Dolphins in the sea swim round and round, round and round, round and round
The dolphins in the sea swim round and round all day long.
The waves on the sea go up and down, up and down, up and down
The waves on the sea go up and down, all day long.

Read along with the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9mryuEKkKc

Book: The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen / Song: “Octopus Garden” by The Beatles

Read along with the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBneZ16WKs

Book: Never Touch a Shark by Rosie Greening / Song: “Baby Shark” by The Kiboomers

Dale Chihuly. Pink Seaform, Red Lip. 1985. Glass

Art project: Make a rainbow fish with a paper plate, tissue paper and glue or paint dots. Follow along with step by step instructions in the video. You can also have fun with the octopus template by coloring it in and placing cheerios on the tentacles.

Thank you to makinglearningfun.com for the octopus template.

Get ahead with kindergarten readiness: practice shapes, colors, and counting.

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