Decorate Palm Tree Cookies using modeling chocolate. These dimensional cookies are perfect for a pool party, luau, or beach trip.
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!
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.
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.
These beach-inspired tassel earrings are easy enough for jewelry making beginners to do. Use the same technique to make a […]
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 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 […]
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!
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 […]
These edible sea shells have beautiful swirls of colored chocolate. They’re very easy to make and are the perfect addition to […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
This adorable clay crab makes a fun necklace, zipper pull or keychain. It’s so easy to do!
Throw a fun shark-themed party for a summer birthday or just for fun! There are ideas for recipes, favors, decorations […]
Get ready for summer by decorating a container to hold sunscreen and bug sprays. It’s easy to do and keeps […]
Turn a favorite shell into a pretty pendant necklace. It’s easy to do and a great way to remember a […]
Protect yourself from the summer sun with this cute polka dot hat. Choose the paint colors to match your swimsuit […]
By adding a fondant grass skirt, your caramel apple will be doing the hula in no time! This treat is […]
Make a beautiful bracelet inspired by the ocean. This inexpensive craft requires only colored wire, pearl beads, a clasp and […]
These adorable Rice Krispie Hula Girls treats will be the talk of the luau! They are so easy to make […]
Collect sticks and make this beautiful decorative driftwood kite. While it won’t fly in the wind, it looks fantastic ‘flying’ […]
Make a pretty Seashell Wreath with supplies found at a dollar store. This easy craft is inexpensive and a fun […]
Do you want to bring the beach to your house? Make this cool sea shell garland!
Create an adorable fish using wire and beads. Vary the colors and make a whole school of fish!
This fun and easy jellyfish craft is suitable for the youngest of crafters. It’s a fun way to learn more about […]
Make beautiful fish art from driftwood the kids have collected. A great way to remember a special trip to the […]
You’ll have the most fabulous infant in the neighborhood with this no-sew mermaid baby costume! With inexpensive HeatNBond adhesive and […]
Make a collection of fish with scraps of driftwood and a Sharpie. An easy and fun activity.
Make these quick and easy no-sew semaphore flags, then have fun sending coded messages! Great for a party, in a […]
Kids will love making their own version of the storybook favorite, Rainbow Fish! A fun project with lots of room […]