Dolphins are one of the most interesting and loveable animals around. If your child is interested in dolphins why not check out these activities and free printables to encourage their interest and get them learning at the same time.

dolphin activities and printables for kids, plus recommendations for under the sea themed booksThere are around 40 species of dolphins, weighing from 40kg up to 10 tonnes! They are warm blooded mammals and can swim but can not breathe under water. The largest dolphin is the Orca also known as the killer whale!

Pair of dolphins swimmingIf you’re visiting Orlando and would like to take your family to swim with dolphins, check Discovery Cove ticket prices here.

dolphin colouring pagesDolphin Colouring Pages from Itsy Bitsy Fun

dolphin hand printHand Print Dolphin from School Time Snippets

dolphin dot pages coverDolphin Dot Pages from Preschool Powol Packets

dolphin activities - learn about the life cycleLearn about the Life Cycle of a Dolphin from A Moment in Our World

Ocean Animals Kids ActivitiesOver 15 Ocean Animal Theme Unit Activities from 3 Boys and a Dog

Some of the books we enjoy for learning about dolphins and other sea creatures are: (affiliate)

books about dolphins, oceans and under the sea Under the Sea (See Inside) 

Commotion in the Ocean

Explorers: Oceans and Seas

Are your children interested in dolphins? If you have other dolphin activities, themed ideas or resources please share them with me in the comments or share a link over on my Facebook page

*SP / Image source: Shutterstock (image + modified)