These adorable clam critters are easy to make. What a fun way to use shells!
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!
Turn a Twinkie into one of the most interesting ocean creatures, the narwhal. Easy, fun and tasty!
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 […]
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 […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
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 […]
Head to the beach, if only in your mind, with this bright and cheery beach ball. A sugar cookie crust […]
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 […]
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 project is a great way to remember a fabulous family vacation at the beach. It could also hold […]
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 handprint crab craft comes complete with a printable beach themed background. A fun project even the little ones can […]
If your kids like to pick up sticks take them home and make a piece of stunning art. This driftwood […]
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 […]
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.
It only takes a couple of simple steps to make these sweet sand dollars. This is a fun beach themed […]
Adding a bit of sand and a few shells to candle holders not only looks gorgeous, but it also makes […]
Recycle some cardboard tubes into an adorable school of colorful jeweled fish! Lots of room for creativity!
You don’t need to be a professional to make a darling sandcastle cake. This cake is perfect for all sorts […]
These adorable mini chocolate pails are completely edible! They’re filled with candy sand and homemade chocolate shells.
Next time you are at the beach, try your hand at making shell art. It’s easy and fun to do, […]
Repurpose a worn pair of jeans to make these fabulous no-sew pillows in just under an hour! Decorate them with […]
Our old friend the paper plate once again is the foundation of this Paper Plate Fish craft. A fun ocean […]
This adorable blue whale is easy, inexpensive, and quick to make. The instructions are in Bulgarian, but there is a […]
Make a darling egg carton whale with just a few simple supplies. It’s so easy to do!
Celebrate Shark Week with this cute paper tube shark craft. It’s a fun craft to accompany a study of ocean […]
Take an old twig placemat and turn it into a pretty beach decor wall hanging in less than 1 hour!
This adorable shark craft is made from a paper plate and blue paper. A great craft for the boys too. […]
Make a colorful school of adorable fish using wooden clothespins and scrapbook paper! A fun craft for the kids.
Create a miniature underwater world with a paper plate and colorful paper! This classic project is one the kids will […]
Use old bottle caps or milk caps to make an adorable ocean scene. It’s a fun way to create using […]
These fish are really simple to make and your little ones will have hours of fun playing with them when […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!