Brightly colored tissue paper and recycled light bulbs are turned into friendly fliers! Hang them in the trees to add […]
Create a beaded sun using craft sticks, yarn, and pony beads. This simplified version of a God’s Eye is easy […]
Turn an empty milk carton, egg carton, straws and other recyclables into a cool pirate ship. A perfect craft for […]
Make these Hawaiian Shirt cards as invitations to a luau or beach-themed party… or just for fun! Best suited for […]
These adorable tropical fish start with painted paper plates and pieces of aluminum foil. Each fish is one-of-a-kind, with lots of room […]
These adorable clam critters are easy to make. What a fun way to use shells!
Turn a Twinkie into one of the most interesting ocean creatures, the narwhal. Easy, fun and tasty!
These adorable cookies look like corn dogs but are sweet as can be!
A fun and easy sunshine breakfast made from smiling waffles.
Here’s something to do with the clam shells the kids found at the beach. Turn them into these cute Clam […]
Follow the detailed instructions to turn an old tablecloth or sheet into a shopping bag. This unlined, lightweight bag is […]
Empty egg cartons make lovely little plant pots. This is a wonderful project for Earth Day or any time.
Wondering what to do with all of those seashells that the kids collected on your last vacation? Read on…we’ll show […]
Make a cute turtle using a large seashell. Easy and fun for all ages, and a great way to use […]
Make a jar full of fireflies using your thumbprints! A cute summertime paper painting project the kids will love.
Even if your kids have never played traditional croquet, they’ll love this modified version–a cross between kickball and croquet! It […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
Want to put a smile on someone’s face? This sunshine cupcake is sure to do the trick! A fun and […]
Ocean-themed pots can be used for party decorations or as decorations in a child’s room. Great way to use sand […]
Sometimes the packaging makes all the difference! Here’s a simple way to dress up those cookies for your summer luau […]
Combine two favorite activities – painting and rock collecting. Spend the day collecting rocks, painting and arranging them to create […]
Head to the beach, if only in your mind, with this bright and cheery beach ball. A sugar cookie crust […]
Make this fluffy dimensional pineapple using construction paper and tissue paper. The most fun part is giving it a haircut […]
If you like collecting driftwood then this fun project is for you. All you need is wood, a hot glue […]
Discover how easy it is to make a pinata using paper mache. This cute fish pinata would be great for […]
Create a new summer traditions with Gnome Gardens. Kids will look forward to making them every year and it gives […]
Kids will have fun making and eating these cute butterfly sandwiches. Follow the recipe or make your own creative substitutions!
Use driftwood (or even branches collected from the yard!) and an empty container to make this pretty vase. It’s easy, inexpensive and fun!
These tasty ice cream flowerpots are impossible to resist! Made from ice cream, cookies, and candy, they are as fun […]
This fun project is a great way to remember a fabulous family vacation at the beach. It could also hold […]
This googly-eyed ice cream sandwich couldn’t be cuter! It’s a quick and easy construction paper craft that’s perfect for summer.
These ‘crab cakes’ are perfect for a hot summer day, a beach-themed party, or year-round fun. They’re easy to make […]
This is a sand castle that will dry and last, making it a permanent, air-hardened sculpture. Make these for a […]
This ring toss game is really fun to make and just as enjoyable to play! It’s a great summertime activity.
These fun sugar cookies are shaped like slices of watermelon. Make them as a summertime snack or for a picnic […]
This handprint crab craft comes complete with a printable beach themed background. A fun project even the little ones can […]
Learn how to draw and color all sorts of succulents with this fun tutorial and handy printable. Then turn your […]
This cool campfire craft starts with a handprint and ends with a ‘toasted’ marshmallow over the fire. What a fun […]
If your kids like to pick up sticks take them home and make a piece of stunning art. This driftwood […]
This cute ice cream sundae craft isn’t as tasty as the real thing, as it’s made of construction paper and […]
Make this summer sun with your kids by painting a paper plate for the sun and their feet for the […]
Celebrate summer with an adorable ice cream cone necklace made from burlap and pom poms. This project is quick and […]
These edible campfires are a great treat for a Scout event, a camping-themed party, or to enjoy with warm cocoa […]
Paint the sea & then add some texture with sponge prints! Paint and cut some colorful fish and glue them […]
Make a pretty plaque that shows off your beach treasures. Show off your found treasures of shells and driftwood.
Create a portable tic tac toe game with a burlap sack and painted rocks. Carry this fun craft along to […]
This adorable whale and clown fish craft starts with a paper cup. Use the tutorial as a springboard to create […]
This is a great craft to make with a group of kids! Just air pop the popcorn (They’re less likely […]
Create a stylish beach bucket to hold flip flops and towels poolside or to transport sunscreen and sand toys for a day […]
Make memories of the beach by writing your name in the sand, photographing it and then framing it. Embellish the […]
Create these cool fossils from used coffee grounds. Kids can pretend they are on a real life dinosaur excavation!
Make a splash at a beach or pool party with an armful of these ocean-themed treats. So fun and so […]
Add some color to your next beach party with these bright red lobsters. They’re quick and easy to make using […]
Decorate an ocean themed cupcake using edible cupcake wrapper waves made from modeling chocolate.
Pony Bead Camp Bracelet This cool project is great for almost any age. Working with beads is fun and this method is […]
Cool off by making this fun watermelon themed fan from a craft stick and a paper plate. It’s fun for […]
It only takes a couple of simple steps to make these sweet sand dollars. This is a fun beach themed […]
It only takes a few supplies to make your own sidewalk chalk. Blend colors to customize your chalk collection. Fun […]
Adding a bit of sand and a few shells to candle holders not only looks gorgeous, but it also makes […]
This summer, use a bleach pen to turn an old shirt into something new, fabulous, and one-of-a-kind! When the bleach […]