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Please scroll down to view range of educational materials, including marine turtle identification key, colouring sheets, turtle puzzles, childrens books, posters & booklets.

* Colouring Sheets and Turtle Puzzles were kindly donated by Department of Environment & Natural Resources (Philippines).  They are suitable for primary school aged children. Please click on the PDF image to download. 


 

Marine Turtle Identification Key  c/o Kélonia and Ifremer (Réunion)
Sea Turtle Identicication Key


English version

 

(1.2 MB)


 

French version

(1.5 MB)

    

 Illustrations: Dawn Witherington


 

Colouring Sheets


Flatback Turtle

 

 






(68.1KB)




Green Turtle

 


(46.8KB)



Hawksbill Turtle

 

 


(111 KB)




Leatherback Turtle

 



(96.8KB)




Flatback Turtle

 



(68.1KB)




Olive Ridley Turtle

 



(77 KB)
 

 



 

Turtle Puzzles

Find-a-word







(66.1KB)





Dot - to -dot

 


(46.8KB)






Cross word

 

 


(147 KB)





Word puzzle

 



(96.8KB)




Cheat Sheet 
 (Answers)

 



(68.1KB)

 


 

Turtle Activity Workbook
 

'Nature Scope India: Turtles in Trouble'  by Centre for Environmental Education (CEE) 

 


Educational resource book for teachers. Includes background information, activities for the classroom & advice on how to run activity. Suitable for ages 8-14.

 


 

Children's Book (please also see a selection from June 24, on this link)

Turtle Story

by Kartik Shanker;  
art by Maya Ramaswamy

'Turtle Story' follows an Olive ridley hatchling who faces the dangers of the ocean. Will she survive the deadly sharks and terrible fishing nets to reach adulthood? Find out in this charming story...

A Story of 'Tanu'

Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC)

Tanu, a sea turtle from the Andaman sea, discovers the dangers of fishing and trawl nets in the open cean.  After a close call  he learns how TED's can save his family.

Tessa and the Fishy Mystery

United Nations Environment Programme 2004

"Tunza" means to treat with care or affection in Kiswahili. UNEP hopes to inspire caring for the Earth through creative literature that sparks the interest and awareness of children, their parents and teachers.

Le monde selon Nyamba

by Patricia Tella, 2013

L'histoire d'une petite tortue verte qui va devoir, en grandissant, affronter moult péripéties pour sa propre survie et pour finalement aller pondre à son tour, et perpétuer ainsi son espèce.
'Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers'

Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers

by Sharon Powers, 2014

Humor and memorable characters are at the center of "Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers," the first in the MySeaBuddies series of children's books from Sharon Powers. Written for children ages 7 to 10, the book follows the curious adventures of a sea turtle named Fletcher..

 

The following are educational booklets and posters produced by Chloe Schauble for IUCN Vietnam, WWF, TRAFFIC and MoFi. All versions are saved in PDF format in both a low resolution format for quick viewing and higher resolution for printing purposes. All resources are for non-profit educational use only.

Booklets

Coral Reefs

Quick view: 218KB

For printing: 656K

Dugongs

Quick view: 189KB

For printing: 2MB

Marine Pollution

Quick view: 211KB

For printing: 501KB

Marine Turtles

For printing: 1.8MB

Seagrasses

Quick view: 198KB

For printing: 1.3MB

Why Howzit is Dying

Quick view: 175KB

For printing: 423KB

Posters

Low resolution pdf 145KB

High resolution
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Low resolution pdf 390KB

High resolution
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Low resolution pdf 206KB

High resolution
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Low resolution pdf 90KB

High resolution
pdf 149 Kb

 

 

   
 
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