Learn & Play for Kids

Find lot's of fun activities and interesting facts, all about the beach and ocean. Learn with minions, read along with Annie and make some cool ocean crafts.

Learn how you can stay safe while at the beach and have fun learning with our Surf Club Nippers, ABC ME's Nippers and Kangaroo Beach.

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Learn about Annie's adventures or watch as Louise Lambeth, the book's author, reads the story about Annie to you.

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Come and get creative with us as we explore the oceans and beaches through some cool and interesting crafts.

Come and learn about rock pools and how you can explore one the next time your at the beach.

CXome and have fun with Bob and your other minion friends as we learn about beach safety together.

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What else would you like to explore?

Ask a Lifesaver!

Are you working on an assignment, need a fact for a project you are trying to finish, or just out of curiosity would like your question answered by our lifesavers who are passionate about beach and ocean safety? Ask our Lifesavers!

How to stay safe at the beach

The beach is for everyone to enjoy. Knowing how to stay safe while at the beach will make sure that you and your family have the best day possible.

Learn about marine creatures

There are lots of amazing marine creatures that live in the ocean and on our beaches. What are the ones you should look out for when you visit the beach?

What is a surf lifesaver?

Each summer over 20,000 members of SLSNSW put on the iconic red and yellow uniforms at beaches across the state. So who exactly are these heroes in red and yellow? Let's find out!

What is a rip?

Rip currents are one of the biggest dangers at the beach. Knowing what a rip is, how to spot one and how to avoid one is key to staying safe at the beach.

What is a wave?

Waves can be fun. You can dive under them, jump over them, watch them gently roll to shore or be awed by their power as they crash on the beach. So how are they formed?