Beaches, Bays & Rivers Archives - Sailors for the Sea

Explore the Shore

Create a shoreline scavenger hunt utilizing local identification books for shells, seaweed, birds and other coastal things.

Beach Bingo

Kids will discover their natural surroundings by playing an interactive game of bingo with items that can be found at your beach or shoreline

Coastal Matching

Learn about what is found in your coastal environment with this fun matching game.

Beach Sculptures

Using materials and sand found on the beach, kids can create pieces of art

Beach in a Pan

Students construct a beach in a pan and investigate the effects of wind and waves on beach shape

Cloudy Waters

Students create a simple scientific instrument and learn about the role of sediment in their local waters.

Density Currents

This activity demonstrates Thermohaline Circulation throughout our oceans and the relative densities of cold and warm waters.

A Story of Sand

A hands on activity that illustrates the different sources of sand including biological, geological and man-made.

Dirty Water Challenge

Students learn about the water cycle and the principles of filtering water by building and testing their own filters.