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Over 40 Ocean Picture Books To Learn About Sea Life

Did you know that more 70 percent of the surface of our planet is covered by oceans? My kids are always curious about the unknown mysteries of the underwater world and eager to learn all about marine life. Before beginning learning about the oceans, I always introduce them to things that can be found under the sea using some of my favorite Ocean Picture Books. This collection of both fiction and non-fiction books will introduce young children to ocean life and new science vocabulary.


Ocean Picture Books For Kids To Learn About Sea Life


Over 40 Ocean Picture Books for Kids:

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Deep in the OceanSave the Ocean (Save the Earth)Ocean: A Visual EncyclopediaWish for a Fish: All About Sea Creatures (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)Hello, World! Ocean LifeThe Big Book of the Blue (The Big Book Series)National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)The Snail and the WhaleOcean Animals: Who's Who in the Deep BlueCommotion in the OceanOcean: A Photicular BookThe Rainbow FishShark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless ScientistOver in the Ocean: In a Coral ReefChildren's Encyclopedia of Ocean Life (Arcturus Children's Reference Library)How to Hide an Octopus and Other Sea Creatures (All Aboard Book)Kids Saving Oceans: Olivia Makes a DifferenceNational Geographic Readers: Weird Sea CreaturesMarine Science for Kids: Exploring and Protecting Our Watery World, Includes Cool Careers and 21 Activities (For Kids series)The Magic School Bus on the Ocean FloorI'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean!Mister Seahorse: board book (World of Eric Carle)What Lives in a Shell? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)3-D Explorer: OceansOceans: Dolphins, sharks, penguins, and more!The Ultimate Book of Sharks (National Geographic Kids)Ocean Life (Visual Explorers Series)National Geographic Readers: At the BeachLet's Explore... OceanMoonlight Ocean (Lightbeam Books)Citizens of the Sea: Wondrous Creatures From the Census of Marine LifeWhales: An Illustrated CelebrationOcean Life Book For Curious Kids: 50 Funny Ocean Animals Facts,Big Pictures,Activities (Books For Curios Kids 2)Hark! A Shark!: All About Sharks (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)If I Were a WhaleDK Eyewitness Books: Ocean: Discover What Lies Beneath the Watery Surface of Our Planet from its Sunlit ShalNational Geographic Readers: Sea TurtlesTeacher Created Materials - TIME For Kids Informational Text: Sea Life - Grade 1 - Guided Reading Level FBerenstain Bears Under the SeaA Whale of a Tale!: All About Porpoises, Dolphins, and Whales (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the SeaI'll Follow the Moon — 10th Anniversary Collector's EditionOcean Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the World under the SeaNational Geographic Readers: DolphinsSimon & Schuster Children's Guide to Sea CreaturesNational Geographic Readers: In the Ocean (L1/Co-reader)House for Hermit Crab[HOUSE FOR HERMIT CRAB-BOARD][Board Books]Seahorses




From coral reefs to clown fish, your kids will love reading these Ocean Picture Books and learning all about the things found under the sea. Reading fiction and non-fiction books about a topic is a fun way to begin a unit and introduce young children to new science vocabulary.


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Ocean Picture Books For Kids To Learn About Sea Life


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After reading some of these ocean books for kids, it is fun to create sea life themed crafts and do ocean themed activities ! Click on the links below to see some of our favorite ocean crafts for kids:

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