Beach bag

What can you expect to find at the beach or inland waterside places?

RNLI Beach Bag activity slides
  • 20 minutes
  • Optional: printer
  • Stay together
  • Stop and think

A starter activity for a longer water safety session, to get children thinking about some of the more hazardous things they could encounter at lakes, river, beaches or canals.

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Picture cards can be used to show the different good and bad things they might come across. Other relevant items such as barnacles, dried seaweed, ice lolly sticks can be added to the beach bag for a sensory experience.

Encourages discussion of the different items and hazards, so they can learn how to prevent themselves being harmed.

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