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Rainbow fish story sack - museum led

Key facts

  • Suitable for: Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Subjects: Communication and language, Understanding of the World
  • Session type: Museum led
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Class size (maximum): 30
  • Venue: World Museum


This session is be delivered by a member of the Aquarium team.

Further details

During this fun active session your group can explore ideas about the sea and our planet and hear how the Rainbow Fish learned to share. The session is based around group games including make your own fuzzy felt Rrainbow fish and sea creature pass the parcel. It also involves music, soft toys and story books.

The story sack includes:

  • Parachute
  • Inflatable globe
  • The Story of the Rainbow Fish (and other books)
  • Class set of resources to make your own felt Rainbow fish
  • Rainbow fish toy with removable scales
  • Sea creature pass the parcel game
  • Animal Puppets
  • CD and CD player

Curriculum links and learning oucomes

The world

The children will talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.

The children will make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur, and talk about changes.