Whale-Related Activities

Blue whales are the biggest animals that have ever lived on earth — longer than the longest known dinosaur, and much more massive. Enrich your experience at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and check your knowledge about blue whales with the following resources.




Spark your group's creativity with the following whale-inspired activities:

How to Draw a Blue Whale
Download our step-by-step guide to drawing the Beaty Biodiversity Museum's largest specimen.

How to Draw Krill
Download our step-by-step guide to drawing krill.

Krill Colouring Sheet
Shake up your lesson plan with these printable krill colouring sheets, two per page.

Whale Colouring Sheet
Inspire your group's creativity with these printable colouring sheets, two per page.

About the Beaty's Blue Whale Display
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is home to Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton, a magnificent specimen that illustrates the interconnectedness of all living things. Check out our Blue Whale Display page to learn more about the Beaty's largest specimen.

A Skeleton Story by Numbers
Explore the story of the blue whale using numbers in this number-based activity | Grades 3-5

Raising Big Blue Worksheet 
Use this printable worksheet while you watch Raising Big Blue and see the answer key to check your answers | Grades 4-12

Raising Big Blue Writing Activity
Check out this post-screening reflection activity to complement your viewing of Raising Big Blue | Grades 4-12