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Kids Corner

Games & Activities

Migration Game

Humpback whales are found in oceans worldwide.  They hold the record for the longest migration among mammals.  Play this fun and interactive game to learn more about the North Pacific stock of humpback whales and their migration to Hawai`i.  Learn about the dangers that humpbacks may encounter and find out what you can do to help.  Have fun!

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Ulana Launia – Coconut Leaf Weaving
This activity teaches kids how to weave a humpback whale from a coconut leaf (palm).

Sea Creatures of Hawai`i Matching Game
Download this matching game to learn the Hawaiian names of Hawai`i's sea creatures.

Living in a Sanctuary


After you learn about national marine sanctuaries, use this sheet to design your own sanctuary.

Humpback Whale Word Search
Learn more about humpback whales by reading and then finding the key words in the word search puzzle.


Ocean Encyclopedia

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Explore this great online marine life field guide, which covers critters from sea stars to the gigantic blue whale. Learn about different species in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and other sanctuaries using this encyclopedia reference by watching videos, studying information about their habitat, distribution, diet and much more.


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Find information to help with school projects and also find fun activities in the Sanctuary library. Look for the whale tail for special kids information.


National Marine Sanctuary Program Education Offerings

Ocean Guardian Kids Club

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Join the Ocean Guardian Kids Club! Find out about the club, download an activity book and more!

Visit the NMSP's Education website for more offerings and just for fun!




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