Whale Wonders

Whale Wonders craft

Encourage imaginations and empathy for living things large and small. Whales intrigue humans because both species are warm-blooded and nurse our young.

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    Did you know that whales live in every ocean of the world? Imagine what whales think about as they swim. Such large animals spend a lot of time finding something to eat. To get enough food, some whales suck in seawater and then spit it out, which traps food such as plankton.

  • 2.

    Scientists think whales communicate by coming out of the water (breaching) and slapping the surface with their tails, as well as by making noises underwater.

  • 3.

    With Crayola® Crayons and Crayola Metallic FX Crayons, draw a swimming whale. Is your whale searching for food? Communicating with other whales? Traveling to cleaner water? What other sea plants and animals live around your whale?