The 7 Continents and  4 Oceans . . . or are there 5?

The 7 Continents and 4 Oceans . . . or are there 5?


Students will be able to label a blank map of the world with the 7 continents and 5 oceans.  

In this lesson, students will learn the names and locations of the seven continents and four oceans by completing some or all of these activities.

  • watch video
  • watch a music video
  • explore a globe
  • color a world map
  • create models of continents with play dough
  • cut out and label continents on map of the world
  • learn a song
  • play online games 


Students will decide when they are ready to be tested.  They may use a word bank. 

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The Continent Song

(Take Me Out to the Ball Game) 

Let's name all of the continents.

There are 7 on earth.

There's Europe and

Asia and Australia,

North and South America.

Now don't forget about Africa

And Antarctica, too.

For there's 1...2...3,4,5,6,7 continents! 

The Continents Song

Identifying the Continents and Large Bodies of Water on our Globe

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