A fun beach lunch for kids! The beach features a crustless sandwich, blue gelatin poses as water, and it’s all […]
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!
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 […]
Make bright orange fish from paper plates and cups. It’s a great project for an underwater theme or a Finding […]
Create a cute set of mix-and-match mermaids from clothespins, construction paper, scrapbook paper, and ribbon. Your mermaid fan will have […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The worst thing about sandcastles is that they don’t last very long. Here’s a long-lasting version you can do at […]
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.
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 […]