Explore Coral Reefs DVD is a 45 minute program with high definition ocean video footage from around the world combined with cartoon characters who encourage kids to use their imagination. Annie Crawley hosts the show in her scuba diving outfit and takes kids on a journey beneath the sea.
Get ready to dive into your imagination and become an Imagination Explorer with cartoon characters Ocean Annie, Makaio and Fringy the Ichthyologist Fish! Together you will look for sharks, turtles, watch fish take a bath and if you are lucky, you will find a flamboyant cuttlefish! Travel in a submarine and go scuba diving with Annie Crawley, aka Ocean Annie on coral reefs around the world. You will learn about clownfish, hairy frogfish, dolphins, plus experience many more surprises!
Children discover the unbelievable is real! Following the success of the award-winning bi-lingual DVD series loved by kids, parents, and teachers, across the globe, Dive Into Your Imagination has created these DVDS to accompany What Makes a Fish a Fish?, Who Lives in the Sea, and Dive Into Diversity DVDs and Ocean Life From A to Z book and DVD! Author and Producer Annie Crawley worked with illustrator J Salvador Ramos to create the cartoon characters in the Adventures of Ocean Annie series. Ocean Annie, a bubbly blonde scuba diver with a passion for adventure, Makaio, a Hawaiian ukulele player and scuba diver, and Fringy the Sarcastic Fringehead Fish travel into the ocean in their yellow submarine, the Imagination Explorer. While encountering other underwater characters such as sharks, sea turtles, and clownfish, these entertaining characters travel in a yellow submarine with readers to coral reefs, eel grass beds and sand flats around the world! Kids will explore, dream, and discover with Ocean Annie and Makaio as they learn about marine biology, scientific inquiry, geography, and conservation while incorporating principles in character, team-work, communication, and diversity.
Real ocean video captured around the world combined with cartoon characters will excite children and leave them begging for more! This is the first DVD in the new Adventures of Ocean Annie books and DVD series. “Ocean animals are better than cartoons but now kids get to learn from the best of both worlds! By entertaining and educating the next generation about our Ocean, they grow up loving it and wanting to protect it!” Annie Crawley is the CEO and founder of Dive Into Your Imagination.
Dive Into Your Imagination is a production company created by Annie Crawley to change the way a new generation views the ocean and themselves. With articles ranging from how to get your kids to love water, Creature Features, Cool Scientists, and photography, video and storytelling skills, there is something for everyone. Dive Into Your Imagination creates entertaining media to share the real ocean with the world.
Annie wants children and their parents to fall in love with all the animals of the sea, because we protect what we love. Teacher Lesson Plans for PreK through third grade are available, along with more books, eBooks, streaming video, and DVDS. As an award-winning producer, filmmaker, photographer, writer, and inspirational speaker she continues to travel around the world documenting the underwater world. Annie runs Beach Camp at Sunset Bay and founded Scuba Diving Camp to teach kids and parents how to scuba dive. Annie is a member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame and an Oris Sea Hero. For more information on events, speaking engagements, distribution or to learn more about the Dive Into Your Imagination series contact us today!