However, seahorses don't have stomachs! Food passes right through their bodies.
Encourage students to do as demonstrated. Tell them that this story is about a very special animal called Mr. Place on drying rack.
Seahorse Reef: A Story of the South Pacific by Sally Walker is a delightful, educational story whose facts about seahorses have been reviewed by the Smithsonian Institute for accuracy.
Students add details with oil pastels and glitter. Make a diorama depicting seahorses in their underwater habitat. Many people think that these tiny fish mate for life, but facts about seahorses don't seem to bear that out.