Moshi Monsters Marine Force

Moshi Monsters splash down at SEA LIFE centres across the UK this year to encourage youngsters to get involved with marine conservation.
 
SEA LIFE will see the introduction of the Moshi Marine Force to inspire youngsters to help protect our shores. As well as the Moshi Marine Force activity, visitors to SEA LIFE will be in with the chance to collect new Moshling, Lubber the Whimsical Whale, who will be available in-game at MoshiMonsters.com for Force members.
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As part of the Moshi Marine Force, kids visiting SEA LIFE will be able to submerge themselves in an interactive, fin-tastic quiz trails to become a fully-fledged Buster Conservation Hero, modelled on Buster Bumblechops; the Monster whose job it is to look after Moshlings in-game. There will also be six Moshlings hidden in tanks around SEA LIFE centres, swimming with clown fish, crustaceans and coral for children to find – once found, a special Lubber the Whale will be unlocked in-game and kids will get a Conservation Hero Certificate.

Special Character Appearances throughout the week (at London)

Meet the characters
  • Meet Monstro City’s number one Moshling conservationist, Buster Bumblechops.
  • Say ‘hi’ to Katsuma, the clawsome king of the karate chop!
  • Snuggle up to super-cute Poppet for a furry photo opportunity!

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On Sunday 16th March we was invited along to the London Sealife Aquarium by Moshi Monsters to do a bit of exploring and to sign up to the Moshi Marine Force

The boys were excited as we have never been to the Sealife Centre and extre excited to be able to meet some of the characters again and becoming a Buster’s conservation hero. As we arrived at the Aquarium we was given an activity book which had a quiz trail inside, we was to find the missing marine moshlings figures hiding in the tanks, write down where we found them and then at the end of the visit we would be able given a secret code in order to unlock a virtual Lubber in the online moshimonsters game. The activity book also has marine jokes and facts inside, something for the children to read on the way home maybe 🙂

It wasn’t after walking around the Aquarium that we spotted our first Moshling hiding in a tank, the boys were really excited and it was nice to see Joseph reading all about the marine animal that was inside the tank. Joseph was showing interest in the information, something he doesn’t normally do, he was enjoying learning about what he was reading. I love how something that he is interested in is helping him with his reading.

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Not only did the boys get to find the hidden moshlings but they also spent time looking in all of the tanks at the different marine animals that the Sealife centre had to show

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The Penguins were Joseph’s favourite
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Jak liked watching the sharks swim past us
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Jak even swam with the sharks 🙂
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Oliver met Lubber himself and wouldn’t let him go!

I asked Joseph if he had enjoyed himself and he said “Some people might think that a Sealife centre is boring, but I don’t! I found it very interesting. I had a great time and really enjoyed myself”

“The activity will take place throughout the year at all UK SEA LIFE centres starting at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Sunday 16th March and ending at the Brighton SEA LIFE Centre on Sunday 9th November. Participating kids can nose dive into the world of Moshi Monsters where they will be able to meet Buster, Poppet and Katsuma and also bring in their Moshlings to swap with other collectors.

Sarah Taylor, Head of Conservation at SEA LIFE, said about the activity; “We’re really excited about the creation of the Moshi Marine Force. It’s a great chance to get kids involved with all the fantastic conservation work we do and to reach out to them through the medium of Moshi Monsters.”

Commenting on the partnership, CEO and founder of Mind Candy, Michael Acton Smith said: “SEA LIFE is a great fit for us. We already have the Fishies and Sploshies Moshling sets, so it’s great that we can add Salties and Lubber the Whimsical Whale to the collection! We know how important it is to protect the environment, so we hope the Moshi Marine Force will help!”

SEA LIFE has a rich history in marine conservation, from rescuing and rehabilitating dolphins and turtles found along the UK coast, to leading research and campaigning against whaling. The Moshi Marine Force and SEA LIFE’s partnership with the global kids brand, aims to inspire the younger generation to get involved with marine conservation.”

SEA LIFE activity throughout 2014:

London 16th March – 23rd March

Great Yarmouth 29th March – 5th May

Weymouth 29th March – 5th May

Gweek 29th March – 5th May

Bray 17th May – 8th June

Scarborough 17th May – 8th June

Oban 17th May – 8th June

Loch Lomond 28th June – 17th August

Birmingham 28th July – 31st August

Manchester 19th July – 31st August

Blackpool 27th September – 9th November

Hunstanton 18th October – 9th November

Brighton 11th October – 9th November

Head on down to your nearest Sealife centre and become Buster’s Conservation Hero

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 We was invited along to the event for the purpose of this review as part of being a Moshi Embassador

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