CIMM KIDS CREW

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PIRATES TREASURE HUNT EXPERIENCE

Students, teachers, and parents are treated to a special tour of the museum while they follow two pirates looking for treasures! Students will have their own copy of the treasure map to use as the pirates guide them to discoveries throughout the museum.  

Each “treasure” is an artwork with a live costumed character who brings the artwork to life, sharing a story with the pirates and their audience. 

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SEASCAPE ART APPRECIATION TOUR AND GUIDED DRAWING EXPERIENCE

Students interact with museum docents in this guided activity. Looking at one of the museum’s most treasured masterpiece oil paintings, students are introduced to elements of design and basic artistry techniques (such as, shape, line, texture, horizon line, perspective).

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SEA TURTLE COLORING PAGE
DIBUJO DE TORTUGA PARA COLOREAR

Sea turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines. The seven existing species of sea turtles are the green sea turtle, loggerhead sea turtle, Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, olive ridley sea turtle, hawksbill sea turtle, flatback sea turtle, and leatherback sea turtle.

Click here to download the coloring page. 

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FROM OUR FRIENDS AT NOAA
DE NUESTROS AMIGOS DE NOAA

Created by the NOAA Marine Debris Program and Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, the Ocean Guardian Activity Book teaches students about the ocean, marine debris, and why it’s important through word searches, games, and coloring pages. You can also sign the Ocean Guardian Pledge to protect the ocean and all the creatures that live in it. The activity book is appropriate for children in Grades K-3.

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NOAA SHARKS AND RAYS

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is located off the coast of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in California. Download this fun coloring book to discover the sharks and rays of the Channel Islands.

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DRAW A TROPICAL FISH

For Beginning Young Artists

Create a Tropical Fish

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CREATE AN OCTOPUS
CREAR UN PULPO

Learn how to create an octopus!

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BUILD A PAPER FISHING CUTTER MODEL

A fun activity from the International Maritime Museum in Hamburg…

Download the fishing cutter model sheet by clicking the image.

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BUILD A VIKING SHIP

Another fun paper model from the International  Maritime Museum in Hamburg!

Click the image to download the model sheet.

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CREATE A WHALE FROM PAPER
COMO HACER UNA BALLENA CON PAPEL

Make your own paper whale!
Click the image for directions.

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KNOT TYING

You already know one knot…the one that you use to tie your shoes! Knot tying was a creative outlet for sailors on long voyages who had many idle hours to fill. Their knot making was very important to life on a ship and they used it to create many necessary items including the hammocks they slept in! Click the image above to learn more about knot tying from our friends at NOAA.

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SIGNAL FLAGS

International Code Flags or Signaling Flags

Although you may never see them displayed except at fleet parades, around naval installations, and areas with heavy international shipping traffic, International code flags are used to signal between two ships or between ship and shore. Also called signaling flags, they are a set of flags of different colors, shapes and markings which used singly or in combination have different meanings. The flags include 26 square flags which depict the letters of the alphabet, ten numeral pendants, one answering pendant, and three substituters or repeaters.

All of us can communicate with flags! 

Click here to learn  more and

test your skills with a couple of flag activities here.

You can also make your own paper flags and play code games!