The largest animal in the deep blue sea is the whale! This magnificent animal can travel many places in its lifetime. Let's learn more about whales!

Today’s Activities


Listen to the story – “The Snail and the Whale” as you listen to the story, make a list of words that you hear that rhyme. Rhyming words sounds alike. How many did you find?


Draw a picture of the snail on the whale. Finish this sentence frame: If I were a snail, I would want the whale to take me _____________________.

Word Problems

Nifty Sea Word Problems – draw, write, and answer each word problem about sea animals.


Blubber and Whales: How do whales stay warm in the freezing cold water? Let’s learn more! Then make our own blubber glove!


Sometimes we get angry, and we don’t know what to do. Mr. Whale is here to teach you how to belly breathe like a whale, to calm yourself down. The more you practice, the better you will get!

Get Moving!

Time to learn the Big Blue Whale dance! Get up, dance and sing along!

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