Make a colorful school of adorable fish using wooden clothespins and scrapbook paper! A fun craft for the kids.
Summer Beach Crafts for Kids
Summer is here! Looking for beach themed crafts and activities for your kids? We have hundreds of ocean and beach crafts, plenty of them for preschoolers and toddlers too!
Transform an old picture frame with sand and shells. Add a photo to always remember your favorite beach trip.
Bring the fun and sun of the beach into the kitchen! Use a beach toy to mold peanut butter fudge […]
When the weather heats up, send the kids outside to play in the water with these homemade splash balls. Made […]
For your next beach or water-themed party, make beach sundaes, complete with under the sea toppings. This dessert is too […]
Make memories of the beach by writing your name in the sand, photographing it and then framing it. Embellish the […]
Porcupine fish blow themselves up with air or water to double their size and intimidate enemies. Porcupine fish further intimidate […]
Set up a quick game of tic-tac-toe using oversized stars and circles for markers and the beach as the board! […]
Create an adorable drawstring backpack that looks like a pineapple. This is so much fun for summer pool parties, a […]
Make some colorful tide pool art with watercolors and sand! A fun way to wrap up the end of summer […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into a sea of colorful fish. Decorate them however you’d like – there’s tons of room […]
All you need is an inexpensive plastic pail, your favorite cake and frosting, and this simple recipe for edible “sand” […]
This fun summertime craft is a great way to create a fun keepsake that will last forever. Make summer vacation […]
Paper Plate Sand Dollars are such a fun summer craft to do with the little ones. Make them at the […]
Use your little one’s hands & foot to create this happy little keepsake lobster. What fun!
Hunt for shells on the beach, then turn them into cute fish. They’re such a fun way to remember a […]
Kids love undersea adventures and this paper plate craft will reaffirm their love. They will have so much fun creating […]
Use sand molds to create your own caramelized cereal treat sand castle. It’s entirely edible and completely delicious!
Turn any shape into a sandy work of art. This fun activity is actually a low-mess project, thanks to one inexpensive […]
A fun way to use up those old CD’s and DVD’s you have lying around. Turn them into sparkly fish!
This is a totally creative and fun project made from a plastic bottle and a plastic grocery bag! Video below.
Make a beautiful ocean scene using nothing but tissue paper, cardstock or construction paper, and some drops of water. This […]
A fun beach lunch for kids! The beach features a crustless sandwich, blue gelatin poses as water, and it’s all […]
Use sand molds and store bought marshmallows to create this adorable goldfish. Great for a pool or beach party.
Just cut off a corner of a plastic file, put a toothpick through it to keep the shape, and put […]
Summer is the perfect time for these adorable sea shell creatures!! 🐚🐙
Your kids can make and decorate their own game board, then play a game that helps reinforce their counting skills. […]
Turn gumdrops into crabs and fish for summer-themed cupcake toppers. Perfect for summer parties or any water-themed party!
This adorable crab is made from seashells! It’s a great way to use some of those shells you find on […]
Create a masterpiece with colored salt and glue. Loads of fun and a project that will bring plenty of smiles.
Candy eyes and sprinkles make these starfish cookies super-easy to decorate.
Add some color to your next beach party with these bright red lobsters. They’re quick and easy to make using […]
Personalized Seashell Here’s a great way for kids to save their treasures from the beach all in one place! […]
Make this adorable shark out of a wooden spoon, some craft foam and paint!
Turn one hot dog into two crabs and two octopi! Your kids will love these little guys and lunchtime will […]
A fun snack for the kids that’s not only adorable, but fun to look at too!
Homemade marshmallow stars are dipped in dark chocolate and coated in graham cracker crumbs. Two little eyes complete the cute […]
Adorable sea creatures full of vibrant colors, an easy project for you and the kids! This is a fun way […]
Bring the beach home with this fun sand cast starfish project. Be sure to read the sand casting cleanup tips […]
Make boats from corks, craft sticks and craft foam. If the weather is warm, sail them in a pool or […]
These pretty fish would make a great decoration for your ocean themed birthday party. A great centerpiece or something fun […]
This pony bead fish is perfect for religious settings like Sunday School or VBS, or as an ocean or beach […]
These paper plate sharks are easy to make and suitable for even the youngest of crafters. Each shark is one-of-a-kind […]
This Cardboard Tube Jellyfish couldn’t be cuter! It’s a great craft to teach your kids about recycling and lots of […]
Whether it’s Shark Week or just an ordinary Tuesday, this shark craft is fun for kids and makes a great […]
Make bright orange fish from paper plates and cups. It’s a great project for an underwater theme or a Finding […]
Dive in and make this adorable sea creature! Recycle cardboard tubes to make this friendly octopus.
Create a cute set of mix-and-match mermaids from clothespins, construction paper, scrapbook paper, and ribbon. Your mermaid fan will have […]
This project, adapted from the well known Paper Plate Aquarium, is a unique and fun way for kids to create […]
Adorable sea creatures made from construction paper and cardboard tubes.
Use mini craft sticks and photo-realistic patterned papers to recreate your favorite boardwalk. It’s a fun way to remember a […]
This yummy crab snack is very easy to make and couldn’t be cuter! Best of all, it’s a healthy choice.
This Driftwood Sign is simple to make and so pretty. Use the kids’ names to label their bedrooms with a […]
This ocean craft is a fun way to introduce children to the long sound of O. Use the printable templates […]
Use the skin of an avocado to make a sailboat that really floats. What a clever idea!
Turn a paper plate and paper bowl into a friendly stingray. It’s easy to do!
Follow the eight simple step-by-step instructions to draw your own seagull. Then take the time to learn more about this […]
Turn shells into adorable sea creatures. There are instructions to make the turtle, snail, hermit crab, and clam.
Decorate Palm Tree Cookies using modeling chocolate. These dimensional cookies are perfect for a pool party, luau, or beach trip.
This fun snorkeler is made with paper, paint, craft foam, a straw, and more. It’s a wonderful mixed media project […]