Sunday Seaside Crafts

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Seaside Crafts—from the comfort of your own home! Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Sign up for the Seymour Center’s e-newsletter to be notified when new crafts and activities are added.

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Camouflage Challenge

Discover the many ways an animal can blend into its habitat, and then create your own camouflage strategy!

Camouflage Challenge Craft Instructions – PDF

 

Bat Star

Create your own realistic bat star, and learn about the features that help these animals see, eat, and move around!

Bat Star Craft Instructions – PDF
Bat Star Template – PDF

Curious to see what a REAL bat star looks like? Watch this Creature Feature to find out!

 

Octopus Garland

Learn more about these color-changing cephalopods and craft a festive octopus garland. Display the garland proudly and fully immerse yourself into the sea!

Octopus Garland Craft Instructions – PDF

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

OCEAN EXPLORERS VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP
Explore an incredible world of marine mammal science from your own home this summer. Space is limited. Apply NOW!

CREATURE FEATURE
Explore the intricate beauty of bat stars up close. Learn how they sense their surroundings and why they feel scratchy to the touch. Watch the 4-minute video here!

WORLD OCEANS DAY
Monday, June 8, 2020
Join us for a virtual World Oceans Day celebration and take part in the Seymour Center Online Ocean Superhero Challenge.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
June 8, 2020, 11 AM–12 PM
Learn about exciting, current research from award-winning UC Santa Cruz students studying the oceans.

SELF-GUIDED COASTAL WALKING TOUR
Enjoy outdoor highlights of the spectacular Coastal Science Campus as you explore the network of trails with this guide to interpretive signs.

MARINE SCIENCE JOURNALING
Start your own marine science journal today with these cool observation activities with video links. Designed for ages seven and up.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Find instructions for our latest craft: Camouflage Challenge.

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