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World Oceans Day

To mark World Ocean's Day I have put together some ideas for Ocean themed play. Its an easy way to start discussion with Children around the importance of our oceans and how we can protect them.

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1. Small World Beach Play

Why not take your favourite ocean creatures to the beach for some themed play whilst at the seaside.  IMG_0808 Photo 25-05-2022, 22 11 24 IMG_0686

Then back at home you can re-create your beach and seside adventures.

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2. Playdough fun

Creating scenes and pictures with Playdough became so much easier with the themed rollers. The Ocean themed rollers can be combne with some sea creatures and blue playdough. 

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3. Bookish Play

Reading and putting together story sacks and bookish play bundles enables us to read through the stories and facts and learn more about the ocean. Otto's Ocean is a story all about pollution in the sea and introduces the need to reduce waste to protect our oceans. 

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4. Role Play - Pirate themed play for some ocean adventures

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5. Quiet time play

When we all need a bit of quiet time, a few ocean themed toys can be the perfect option. 

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I hope you have found this blog useful and gained plenty of ideas for Ocean themed play. "Ocean" is one of our play prompts for our #wpdsummerplay challenge. Just post your play and use the hashtag for your chance to win a £25 voucher to spend at The Wooden Play Den.

To browse our Ocean themed toys Click Here 


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