Take an old twig placemat and turn it into a pretty beach decor wall hanging in less than 1 hour!
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This pony bead fish is perfect for religious settings like Sunday School or VBS, or as an ocean or beach […]
Whether it’s Shark Week or just an ordinary Tuesday, this shark craft is fun for kids and makes a great […]
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 […]
Turn a paper plate and paper bowl into a friendly stingray. It’s easy to do!
Turn shells into adorable sea creatures. There are instructions to make the turtle, snail, hermit crab, and clam.
This fun snorkeler is made with paper, paint, craft foam, a straw, and more. It’s a wonderful mixed media project […]
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.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 fun jellyfish decoration is made of clay and fabric. It’s a fun way to use up remnants and scraps that […]