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April Showers Bring Fun Activities!

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Kids are ready to get out on the water and into the sun, just like adult boaters. However,  April’s changing weather usually means being inside quite a bit, so we’ve compiled a bunch of fun sites and activities to tide you over until boating begins!

Humpback whale migration game

http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/whales/main_page.htm

Downloadable coloring books

http://www.uscg.mil/top/downloads/coloring_books/WaterNKids/slides/Wnk_p1.asp

http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/bm/

http://www.epa.gov/espp/coloring/cbook.pdf

http://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/color.pdf

http://www.fws.gov/refuges/kids/pdfs/NWRS%20coloringbook%20MN%20Lower%20Resolution.pdf

http://www.uscg.mil/top/downloads/coloring_books/inky/

http://www.uscg.mil/top/downloads/coloring_books/dog/

Ocean Guardian Kids Club

http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/kids_club/welcome.html

The history of water travel

http://www.uh.edu/engines/watertransportation.htm

Exhibits and more at the Mariner’s Museum in Virginia

http://www.marinersmuseum.org/

Learn about famous ships

http://www.42explore2.com/ships2.htm

Beach safety games

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/beach/kids/games.html

Sun safety

http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/kids/index.html

Darby Duck battles water pollution

http://www.epa.gov/owow/NPS/kids/darbyduck.html

Learn about locks with Bobber the Water Safety Dog

http://www.bobber.info/

Explore New York

http://www.iloveny.com/About-The-State/New-York-State-For-Kids.aspx

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