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Tiddlers’ Fun Time 2018 at Macduff Marine Aquarium

Tiddlers’ Fun Time 2018
A series of fun-filled sessions running on select Mondays from January to March; see dates and themes below. These Curriculum for Excellence linked sessions have been developed especially for under 5s and provide the opportunity for children to discover life under the waves through themed activities, stories, crafts and games. The day will include a scheduled interactive workshop or storytime, scheduled touch pool sessions with a Marine Master and drop in craft activities.
Normal entry prices apply: Adult-£7.25, Child (3-5 years)- £2.90, Under 3- Free

15th January- Colour my Ocean
Come explore all the vibrant colours found in the ocean and lean why the sea is blue in an interactive workshop! Take part in chromatography crafts and follow the ‘I Spy’ trail as you wonder around the aquarium.

29th January- What’s that Sound?
What is a sound? How is it made? Do fish make sounds? Come discover the answers to all these questions through an interactive workshop, a fun trail and exciting craft activities.

5th February- Commotion in the Ocean
Through songs, dance and storytelling we will explore the diversity of ocean life found in the Moray Firth and beyond! As always there will be an exciting trail to follow and a make and take craft activity too!

26th February- The Sea by numbers
In this fun interactive counting session we will explore numbers in terms of all things marine; there will be counting songs, rhymes, stories and a fun counting trail. As you move around the aquarium you can also explore size and scale through the animals and their environments.


5th March- Sharks and rays
Come explore the diversity of sharks and rays, hear sharky stories and see baby sharks and rays still in their egg cases as we follow the lifecycle of the lesser spotted dogfish. Take part in identifying types of sharks and rays, and make your own hungry shark to take home!

19th March- Pirates
Yo Ho me hearty! There be a pirate trail to follow, cannons to make and a mighty exciting workshop to do with floating and sinking- Argggh! Come in fancy dress or as yourself; we won’t make you walk the plank- we promise! 

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