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Ocean Theme Mural

Create a colourful ocean theme mural using free printable pages and cut outs.

We created this colourful under-the-ocean mural to round off our ocean studies. It consists of 15 printable pages stuck together in 3 layers, with an option to repeat the pattern and make it longer.

Click here for a list of other Preschool Ocean Theme activities.

ocean theme mural

To complete it, requires a lot of colouring in so this mural is a great family or class project. Even our toddler doodled all over ours. Notice, our orange sky - we decided to make a sunset sky after "someone" coloured it the wrong colour!

preschool ocean theme mural The printable pages, as well as clipart cut-outs of various ocean creatures can all be downloaded and printed from the following site free of charge.


Please note that before you can access the relevent "Theme Sheets" of the above site, you will be required to register as a member - free. I have had no spam from this site and I elected NOT to receive their newsletter. No problems so far!

Once you have registered, you must first login to the MEMBERS area of the site, otherwise you will not find the Murals!

Tips for Creating the Ocean Theme Mural

1. Begin by laying out the pages in the correct order - they are numbered 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 2C etc.

2. Colour in the sheets and try to keep colours continuous!

3. When you cut out the sheets, leave a white border on two sides that can be overlapped underneath the adjoining pages. This will make it easier to join them up.

4. Be creative - use textured paper to create additional sea-weed, add ocean theme stickers, real sea-shells, sand, cut outs from ocean theme gift wrap, other ocean art your kids have created or use the clipart cut outs from the Learning Page website.

If you do this ocean theme mural, please share a photo to add to this page. It would be great to inspire others with a variety of pictures of this completed project! Use the form below.

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Preschool Ocean Theme

sea anemone craft

Sparkly Sea Anemone Craft

Recycle an empty toilet roll and a plastic bag to make a beautiful sea anemone to go along with an ocean theme.

sea urchin craft

Sea Urchin Craft

This activity is very quick and easy. Using modeling clay and toothpicks build a sea urchin.

collage craft

Sand Collage Craft

Make a sand collage combined with a handprint fish to create an underwater picture as part of your preschool ocean theme.

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Preschool Crafts

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Preschool Themes

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Ocean Theme Lapbook

Explore the Ocean with a Hermit Crab

Exploring the Ocean with a Hermit Crab

Add this preschool ocean theme lapbook based on A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle to your studies of marine life.

The printable project pack includes the following topics:

  • My House
  • My Address
  • Growth Chart
  • Months of the Year
  • Sea Creatures
  • Popular Seafoods
  • Fishing Nursery Rhyme
  • Oceans of the World
  • Hermit Crab Anatomy
  • Hermit Crab Craft

Click below for more info or to purchase and download it instantly:

Exploring the Ocean with a Hermit Crab


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