For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site.
in your browser and have the latest Flash plug-in
installed. Please ask an adult for help if you cannot load the video.
Find out how to make your very own rockpool.
This may take
To start with, the water will be quite murky in your tank/ container.However, if you let the water sit for a bit, it will be clear enough to see all of your animals.
Make sure you put all of the stones and sand back where you found them, and be careful not to disturb any animals!
Remember, always take someone with you and let an adult know where you’re going.
Step-by-step 'Mini Rockpool' guide.
Follow the steps below or print out the instructions.
Fill the bottom of your tank/ container with sand, using a bucket.
Now place as many stones, rocks and shells you like on the sand.
Place your seaweed under and on top of some of the rocks and animals.
Fill your bucket with seawater and empty it into your tank/ container.
Sign in with your BBC iD, or Register