Harbor and Sprout

Oceanography Patchwork Study


Welcome to the Harbor + Sprout Oceanography Patchwork Study, the June 2022 release of our original elementary-level homeschool unit study curriculum. This unit study features 4 weeks of lesson plans and materials covering all 9 of our core subjects plus a playful supplemental section of thematic activities. This unit study is meant for use by children ages 3-12. 

This unit is delivered via a secure link as a digital download. Shop our corresponding Morning Basket Pack by Rebecca Clarke of Whimsy Printables here!



Daily, weekly, and monthly planning pages
Booklist including stories, poems, and field guides with recommended ages, subject correspondence, and brief summaries for each title
Lesson plans for 4 levels of learning
Family read aloud recommendations
Character kit- new monthly character illustrated by Stephanie Groves to act as your guide through the unit
Unit Recipe 
Supply List


Week 1: The Oceans
Week 2: Ocean Layers
Week 3: Ocean Animals
Week 4: Protect our Oceans!

Nature Study

Week 1: Seashell Creatures
Week 2: Seaweed
Week 3: Tidal Pools
Week 4: Sea Turtles

Language Arts

Week 1: The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls
Week 2: Adverbs
Week 3: Hyperbole
Week 4: Words From the Sea


Week 1: Plan
Week 2: Research
Week 3: Write
Week 4: Revise


Week 1: The Atlantic Ocean
Week 2: The Pacific Ocean
Week 3: The Indian Ocean
Week 4: The Arctic and Southern Oceans


Week 1: Bermuda
Week 2: Maps
Week 3: Marine Life Around Bermuda
Week 4: Our Oceans


Week 1: Communicating with Music
Week 2: Musical Waves
Week 3: Sounds on the Ocean
Week 4: Sounds of the Sea


Week 1: The Beach
Week 2: The Shallows
Week 3: The Ocean
Week 4: The Deep Sea


Week 1: Data Organization
Week 2: Counting and Skip Counting
Week 3: Seashell Bingo
Week 4: Oceanography Coloring Game


Nature Activities

Anatomy of a Humpback Whale
Anatomy of an Octopus
Color and Decorate the Fish
Coloring Posters
Fish Pattern Match
Land or Sea Sorting Game

Ocean 3 Part Cards
Ocean Creatures Flashcards
Ocean Memory Game
Ocean Number Cards
Ocean Word Build

Wellness & Quiet Time

Ocean Tic Tac Toe
Ocean Word Search
Ocean Dot Painting
Ocean 3 Part Cards

Writing & Language Arts

Oceanography Vocabulary
Spelling List and Cards
Word Searches
Spelling Shells
Words in Words
Oceanography Copy Work
Poetry Narration
Writing Reference Pages

Each lesson comes with a lesson plan split into 4 distinct levels of learning to help you use the materials for your child's individual needs. This allows for family-style learning for ages 3-12 and years worth of connection and education!