FREE Resources & Ideas to Use With Apologia’s “Exploring Creation with Swimming Creatures”

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Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day is the second Zoology book in this series. My girls are so excited to do this book next year. Living near a beach will make this study even better. Everyone I know that has done this book absolutely loves it! It looks like so much fun.

Free Resources and Ideas to Use with Apologia's Young Explorer Books - Zoology 2

Description for Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day (from Apologia website):

God filled the Earth’s waters with animals great and small. Exploring Creation with Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day covers swimming creatures from the microscopic to the massive. No matter how near or far you live from the ocean, you and your students will wonder at God’s designs in the amazing aquatic animals He formed. Apologia’s second zoology book will take you and your family on a delightful exploration into the wonders of the swimming creatures.

FREE Printables:
Under the Sea Themed Lined Notebooking Paper
Ocean Animal Fact Book
Under the Sea Connect the Dots counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
Facts About Ocean Animals Unit Study 
Fun Ocean Facts for kids printable

Learning About Sea Turtles with free printable

Printable Ocean Activity Books from Itsy Bitsy Fun

Check out this amazing Shark Unit Study from Royal Baloo:

Free Shark Unit for 1-3rd Grades

FREE Lapbooks:
Coral Reef Unit Study and Lapbook
Whales and Dolphins Lapbook

I love these cute lapbooks from Homeschool Share:
Whales Lapbook
Shark Lapbook
Jellyfish Lapbook
Manatees Lapbook
Sea Turtles Lapbook

We have some GREAT posts full of ideas and freebies that would be perfect to grab ideas from when using Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day:

Check out this huge list of Marine Life Themed Freebies

Here are even more Ocean Themed Printables, Freebies and Projects
Oceanhabitat (1)

Fun Activities ~ alot of these can be used with your little ones that are too young to do Science, but can still participate with the activities:

Draw a Life Sized Whale and other under the sea activities!
Feed the Shark Alphabet Game
Make Squishy Fish Aquariums
Make an Ocean Drink

Make Your Own Jellyfish In a Bottle
 – this looks awesome!

Click here to view the resources for the other volumes in the Apologia Young Explorer’s Series


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Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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