Using guided imagery, a child-size costume and live animals, students will explore and interact with local tidepool animals while learning basic biology and anatomy. Program can take place at the Aquarium or at your school or community center.


  • Offered for children ages 3, preK through grade 1
  • 10–30 students per session
  • 45 mins.
  • Offered as a classroom program, $450 for up to three sessions, $75 per additional session, plus mileage and booking fees.
  • Offered as an Explorer Class for Aquarium field trips, $5 per child (minimum of 10 students)
  • Involves live animals

For second graders, book the Tidepool Adaptations program. For ages 3 and under, book Tidepools for Tots.

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks (as a guideline)

  • Life Science