Turn a paper plate and paper bowl into a friendly stingray. It’s easy to do!
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!
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 […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes and some sand into a fun sand castle. There’s so much room for creativity with this […]
Bring sand home from a beach trip to make this fun art project. Or bring paper and glue to the […]
Make this heart design with shells collected during a beach visit. It’s a wonderful way to remember a special trip.
Make a darling egg carton whale with just a few simple supplies. It’s so easy to do!
Turn a paper plate into a seagull with this fun craft. It’s really quick and easy to do.
Capture a child’s handprint forever with this beautiful beach-inspired keepsake. It’s done with homemade sand clay.
Make an adorable jellyfish craft with paper plate, tissue paper and yarn. It’s a fun, multi-step project that kids will […]
These beach-inspired tassel earrings are easy enough for jewelry making beginners to do. Use the same technique to make a […]
Remember great times at the beach with this Driftwood Art. It’s a wonderful project for the family to make together.
Create adorable oyster (or clam) cookies and octopus marshmallow pops for an Under the Sea or beach-themed party. They’re really […]
Create origami candy bowls decorated and filled for a Disney Moana-themed party. This easy project requires very few supplies.
These beautiful starfish earrings are a bit complicated to make, but doable for teens with some beading experience. Wear them […]
These adorable palm tree cupcakes look difficult to make, but they’re surprisingly easy to do. They’re great for a summer […]
This beautiful seashell door hanging is a great way to display your favorite shells. It’s a fun project for the […]
This island scene is made by painting the individual elements and layering them on the background. It’s a fun twist […]
This adorable keychain is made of felt and decorated with seed beads. It’s a great project for kids who are […]
Create a colorful anklet to wear this summer using shaped beads. This project is easy to do and doesn’t take […]
Bring the beach home with this easy seashell frame craft. Use it to display a favorite photo from the trip!
Hand cut a few cookies using a template and you’ll have a beach ball cookie platter in no time. What […]
Gifts are even more fun when the wrapping is part of the theme! Replace the bow on a traditional present […]
Spend the day at the beach or in the kitchen creating beach-themed Oreos! This tasty treat is great fun for […]
Get ready for summer sailing adventure play at home or at the seaside. These adorable little boats are easy to […]
This beautiful beaded starfish keychain is easier to make than it seems. It’s great give to someone who loves the ocean.
This ocean sensory bottle makes it seem as if the glow-in-the-dark sea creatures are suspended in water. It’s a great […]
This seaside sensory bin is a great way to bring a bit of the beach inside. It uses cut-up pool […]
Your kids will love these adorable turtle cupcakes! They are easy to make and so incredibly cute. A fun way […]
A fun beach themed craft that even the little ones can enjoy. Just a couple of simple steps to make […]
Now that you’ve brought all those seashells home from the beach, make these cute fish with the kids! A fun […]
These adorable crabs are made from Styrofoam coffee cups and pipe cleaners. A fun and colorful beach craft for summer!
Kids will love making these adorable jellyfish! Choose whatever colors you like and make a whole smack of them!
Adorable jellyfish made from coffee filters that kids can color themselves, a great preschool ocean themed craft!
This cute jellyfish is made from a paper plate and ribbon. A fun project for preschoolers and great for an […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
These edible sea shells have beautiful swirls of colored chocolate. They’re very easy to make and are the perfect addition to […]
These adorable mini chocolate pails are completely edible! They’re filled with candy sand and homemade chocolate shells.
Use driftwood (or even branches collected from the yard!) and an empty container to make this pretty vase. It’s easy, inexpensive and fun!
This fun jellyfish decoration is made of clay and fabric. It’s a fun way to use up remnants and scraps that […]
This cute bean bag whale is made with glue, so there’s no sewing required. Use it for pretend play, illustrating […]
This adorable whale and clown fish craft starts with a paper cup. Use the tutorial as a springboard to create […]
This fun project is a great way to remember a fabulous family vacation at the beach. It could also hold […]
Make beautiful earrings inspired by the ocean. You can even incorporate shells, rocks and other treasures from your own beachcombing.
This pretty pearl necklace and ring set is a great accessory for summer. It’s easy to do and quite inexpensive, […]
This wire-wrapped fish is so colorful and fun. It’s best for teens with some jewelry-making experience.
Turn ordinary, everyday objects into beautiful pieces of art using sunshine and special sun print paper.
Create your own little saltwater world with this Ocean Aquarium Craft. It all starts with paper plates.
Turn a clam shell into a pumpkin magnet, perfect for fall! It’s easy to do and works with any size […]
This fun and easy craft just screams summer! It’s a different take on a traditional footprint craft.
The worst thing about sandcastles is that they don’t last very long. Here’s a long-lasting version you can do at […]
Make simple, no-churn orange ice cream. Then turn it into an adorable goldfish ice cream cone for a fun and […]
Use sand to make a fun play dough that is easily moldable into shapes. Try using it to make a […]
Turn empty containers into awesome beach-inspired utensil and napkin holders. It’s quick, easy and inexpensive!
Create the sandcastle of your dreams using sandpaper! It’s easy to do with tons of room for creativity.
Use sand from your favorite vacation spot to create this sweet keepsake. It’s something you’ll treasure for years to come.
These sweet S’mores Starfish are great fun for a pool party or get-together at the beach. They’re as fun to make […]
This printable is a fun way to encourage the kids to practice their cutting skills. It also makes a nice […]