Spectacular seaside resources for EYFS

Seaside-themed lesson plans, resource packs and worksheets designed to get your EYFS pupils excited about different aspects of the beach environment

Helen Beevers

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Resource packs and lesson ideas to explore the seaside and sea creatures in class

With the six-week break now firmly on the horizon, the summer term is a great time to start thinking about all things beachy. From the comfort of your classroom, why not take young learners on an imaginative adventure, exploring both the coast and the animals that live in the ocean?

We’ve selected a range of creative marine-themed resources, from maths activities to creative writing exercises, designed to get your pupils excited about the seaside. 

Visiting the seaside

Shape picture match up - Seaside theme
bevevans22

Shape picture match up - Seaside theme

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As my other shape match up games - templates of 6 items (ice creams, crab, fish, seagull, sandcastle, bucket and spade)with coloured shapes to match. Template bases have captions in Sassoon infant font and some coloured shapes have textured effects.
Powerpoint paperback- pip at the seaside
kCOATES

Powerpoint paperback- pip at the seaside

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Pip the puppet visits the seaside to promote discussion and language. why not try Pip's postacrds- slightly different take on the seaside theme. i used this format when we tried writng postcards. key words coast, seaside, shore, pebbles, cliffs, donkeys etc,,,
What will you pack in your suitcase?
ramli

What will you pack in your suitcase?

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In KS1 and EY we have been doing a topic on journeys/holidays and were thinking about what we might need to take with us in our suitcase. I made this worksheet as i couldn't find any i liked! thought it may be useful to others.
Seaside Song Book
annajo1

Seaside Song Book

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A small selection of popular seaside songs, which can be printed out double sided and made into a class book, or just used as lyrics on the IWB. Two versions depending on which fonts you have!
EYFS Beach/Seaside Teaching Resources - Set of 10
PlanitTeacher

EYFS Beach/Seaside Teaching Resources - Set of 10

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A collection of 10 resources based around a beach/seaside theme. The set includes: Aquarium role play signs. Number cards showing 0 - 9 beach related items and blank cards for the children to make their own sets on. Beach vocabulary cards. Numbers 0 - 20 on beachballs. ...

Under the sea

Measuring with Finley the Fish
kmed2020

Measuring with Finley the Fish

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An animated PowerPoint that tells the story of Finley the Fish measuring his sea friends. The story gives teachers opportunitites to discuss the differences between ordering through comparison and measuring with non standard units of measurement, and the importance of choosing appropriate units of m...
Under the Sea Playdough Mats
emma_marie

Under the Sea Playdough Mats

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Simple but practical playdough mats showing some key words for the theme of under the sea. These encourage children to form letters which they can then copy to practice their handwriting skills. Can easily be adapted to add additional words and to suit different topics etc. Can be laminated back...
Under the Sea dice game
mike ennington

Under the Sea dice game

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Dice and counters game to develop counting and numeral identification. Print off as A3 and laminate. Can played with 2 or 3 players. Use dotty or numeral dice. Four game options; 2 x blank spaces; number spaces to 13, or number spaces to 20. Each player rolls the dice and moves their counter forward...