Kid's Videos
 
Marine Videos For Kids And The Whole Family

Although reading books is a beautiful pastime, that lets the imagination jump up and go wild, watching a film and its story unfolding in front of our eyes can also fire the imagination in a different way.

We have selected a few videos about the ocean and some of its creatures that we hope you will enjoy watching.

Animal facts: Killer Whale
Animal facts: Killer Whale

Info about killer whales for very young children.

Humpback whale - Animals for children
Humpback whale - Animals for children

Kids videos. Preschool learning

Ideas For Change
Ideas For Change

"I think of the ocean as the blue heart of the planet. Well, how much of your heart do you want to protect...?" asks oceanographer Sylvia Earle. Earle urges us to think about how much we depend on the oceans, and to protect them from pollution and overfishing.

Perchance to dream - Animated Short
Perchance to dream - Animated Short

"After forty years of captivity, 'Perchance to Dream' offers a new perspective in the life of Miami Sea Aquarium's star performer, Lolita the Killer Whale. She dazzles and she amazes; but what happens when the lights go off and the audience departs?"

The Orca awareness project
The Orca awareness project

"A girl meets a whale in captivity and through their experience she realizes it needs to be free".

Fate of Orcas in Captivity
Fate of Orcas in Captivity

From the WDC (Whales and Dolphins Conservation)
"Orcas (killer whales), have been kept in captivity since 1961, helpless victims of a blatantly commercial experiment which has seen dozens of wild orcas plucked from their families and forced to live in artificial social groupings which bear scant resemblance to their life in the wild."

Doolin's Story
Doolin's Story

"This is a 3-minute film depicting the real drive hunts that take place every day in Taiji, Japan. While the film is entirely animated and there is no real footage, please be aware that it may be too sad for young children."
Parental guidance

Song of the Sea - Official Trailer
Song of the Sea - Official Trailer

In this enchanting new story from the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of Kells, Ben and his little sister Saoirse - the last Seal-child - must embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.

Ocean Pollution - Save Our Marine Life
Ocean Pollution - Save Our Marine Life

It does what it says on the tin!

The Nurdles' Quest For Ocean Domination
The Nurdles' Quest For Ocean Domination

"Nurdles are the tiny, factory-made pellets that form the raw material for every plastic product that we use, from toys to toothbrushes. And while they look pretty harmless on land, they can really wreak havoc on our oceans."

Planet Ocean - the film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Planet Ocean - the film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

A powerful documentary for the whole family about the ocean and mankind's relationship with the sea. Amazing footage and eye opening facts about the threats facing the ocean and ultimately life on earth.

Blackfish The Movie - Official trailer
Blackfish The Movie - Official trailer

If you get the chance, watch this powerful documentary that took the world by storm. The film examines the captivity of orcas aka killer whales. Although there are no gory scenes in the documentary, some scenes depicting the capture of orcas from the wild may be upsetting for young children and sensitive souls (adults included).
Parental guidance

The Cove Documentary - Official Trailer
The Cove Documentary - Official Trailer

A powerful film about the hunt of dolphins in Taiji - Japan.
Parental caution as there are disturbing scenes in the full length film that may not be suitable for children and sensitive souls (adults included).
Parental guidance