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Virtual Wildlife Encounters


During our closure, we are continuing our mission of connecting you with coastal wildlife through our social media channels. We hope you’ll join us on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube as we bring you wildlife encounters and programs. 

Virtual Compost Workshops

Living Coast In Your Living Room family series

Join Educator Ashley as she introduces our animal ambassadors and leads workshops, crafts, and story time that you can enjoy from your own home. See this week’s schedule below, as well as past crafts, worksheets, and coloring sheets!



LCLR Final Schedule




MONDAY- Seahorse Craft

seahorse craft

Materials Needed:

      • Paper
      • Scissors
      • Googly eyes
      • Glue
      • Decorative items (optional)


TUESDAY- Tortoise v Turtle Worksheets

Tortoise worksheet

Tortoise worksheet answers

Turtles Tortoises Comparison



FRIDAY- Iguana Craft

iguana craft

Materials Needed:

      • 2 paper plates
      • Markers
      • Brads
      • Scissors


Soctopus Craft


  • Stuffing (shredded paper, newspaper, cotton balls, actual stuffing, etc.)
  • Long sock
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes (optional)
    • Glue


Word Search


Radical Ray

ray craft

    • Supplies Needed:
      • Coffee filters
      • markers
      • Scissors
      • Spray bottle
      • Googly eyes
      • glue

Beaks & Feet Worksheet


San Diego Field Guide

Super Shark Activity

ocean jar

Ocean Zones Craft


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup dish soap
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • food coloring (green, blue, red)
  • clear jar
  • funnel

Owl Craft

owl craft

    • Materials Needed:
      • Toilet Paper Roll
      • Markers
      • Glue
      • Construction Paper

Build your own Sea Star!

Supplies Needed:

  • Clay, playdough, or model magic
  • Beads, beans, buttons, etc.

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Plant Worksheet 

 Keep Track of the Birds You Find

Make Your Own Binoculars: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7TGbKjRvW12azJnSGd4bHByQ3M/view 

DIY Bird Feeder

  • Supplies: egg carton, twine/rope, and bird seed

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Rainbow Fish

  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Foil
  • Googly eyes

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Watershed Worksheet: Click Here

  • Supplies Needed: 
    • Paper
    • Markers 
    • Spray Bottle

Make a Beetle

Invertebrate Worksheet

Make Your Own Tidepool

    • Materials needed:
      • Boxes
      • Sand, dirt, shredded paper, fake grass, any substance to hide objects
      • Any objects to represent animals such as buttons, shells, marbles, sequins, beads, etc.