Seaside Crafts—from the comfort of your own home! Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house.
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Purple Sea Urchin’s Aristotle’s Lantern
Learn about and create a purple sea urchin with an Aristotle’s lantern!
Ocean Acidification Experiment
Follow along with this DIY at-home experiment to explore the effects of ocean acidification on shelled sea creatures. Watch to learn about the research at UC Santa Cruz that investigates this problem and the things we can change in our daily lives to minimize our carbon footprints—then try the experiment out for yourself!
Discover the many ways an animal can blend into its habitat, and then create your own camouflage strategy!
Create your own realistic bat star, and learn about the features that help these animals see, eat, and move around!
Curious to see what a REAL bat star looks like? Watch this Creature Feature to find out!
Learn more about these color-changing cephalopods and craft a festive octopus garland. Display the garland proudly and fully immerse yourself into the sea!