Kelp Cam Activities
See Birch Aquarium's Giant Kelp Forest exhibit live at any time on the Kelp Cam. Enjoy the calming scene, or engage in new ways with the activities below. Watch Kelp Cam
- Kelp Forest Bingo - All Ages
Gotta find them all! See who can spot all the creatures in the Kelp Forest with this fun Bingo Game! Look closely, some creatures are big, some are small, and some love to hide. Bring up the Kelp Cam and play along.
- Animal Ethogram - For Grades 2 and Up
Ethograms are a way to study an animal’s behavior by recording what they are doing. You can use this ethogram while watching our Giant Kelp Forest on the Kelp Cam or by watching animals in your neighborhood!
- Nature Journaling - For Grades 2 and Up
Enjoy and experience nature through the Kelp Cam or in your own backyard with a nature journal. Let the experience inspire and guide you and forge a new way to see the natural world!
Science from Home Activities
- Create your own penguin story (mad lib style)
- Create your own Marine Protected Area (MPA)
- DIY OCEAN BAROMETER
- DIY OCEAN GYRES
- BACKYARD SCAVENGER HUNT
- BIRDWATCHING AT SCRIPPS PIER
Ocean Arts and Crafts
- Ocean Crafts
- Coloring Pages For Kids
- Coloring Pages For Older Kids and Up