Is your child interested in fish or aquariums? Encourage his or her curiosity with fish-related activities both online and off…
Create a crafty fish aquarium
Toddlers or young children who like crafts will enjoy making a paper-plate aquarium, a berry box aquarium or papier mache fish.
Read about fish
Reading books and stories about fish will help kids learn more about these aquatic animals. See the top fish books for kids ranging from 2 to 12.
Play pretend fish owner online
Learn how to feed guppies and play Fish Tycoon with these free online games. The Monterey Bay Aquarium also has an activities page with coloring pages and games.
Play Pocket Fish
If you have an iPhone, let your child play Pocket Fish, a free game where you collect fish and sea animals.
Watch virtual fish aquariums
See video clips of fish aquariums online. Watch an aquarium of fish on with natural sound and see other videos accompanied by music, including a variety of aquarium fish, a 10-gallon tank with goldfish, and a larger tank with tiger barbs and tetras.
See live aquariums
Don’t forget to visit the live fish at your local Pet Supermarket. Our associates will be happy to identify different species and speak to your child about fish.
Buy a small aquarium
Small aquariums and aquarium kits are sized for desktops and small rooms. A small tank of fish will offer enduring entertainment and can add a soothing backdrop to any room. Just remember that the smaller the aquarium, the more maintenance is needed for good water quality.