Discovery bottles are so much fun! This simple ocean-in-a-bottle activity is a classic that never gets old.
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!
Create a colorful, whimsical seahorse! This fun craft uses a warming tray to melt crayons resulting in vibrant color.
Here’s a wonderful craft for this for all those seashells you brought home from vacation! Make a school of fish […]
Homemade goldfish crackers are full of amazing real cheese flavor, and are so easy to make! Perfect for school lunches, […]
Turn a not-so-fun medicine cup into a very fun project with these jellyfish! They’re easy to make and perfect for a […]
These adorable life preserver sandwiches are fun to eat and easy to make! A cute addition to an ocean-themed birthday, a […]
Turn a paper bag into a fun octopus puppet! This project is easy enough for the youngest of crafters.
Did you know cupcake liners make the perfect base for a kids fish craft? No matter if they are solid […]
Make a whole jellyfish family using paper bags, paint, and googly eyes. Fun to pair with a study of ocean […]
Fold paper, decorate it, paint the sea, and cut out a sun to make these cute boat scenes! This tutorial […]
Turn a piece of pipe insulation into an eel. This easy project is something different than the typical “E is […]
This mirror craft will help kids remember your fun visit to the beach. All you need are a mirror, glue, sand, […]
Create a cute tropical windsock out of foam to remind your family of fun times at the beach. Follow the […]
Turn painted plastic eggs and a plastic soda bottle into a cute fish-shaped wind chime. It’s inexpensive, fun, and a […]
Dress up plain wrapping paper by using stamps. An easy way to customize a present for any occasion.
A cute and easy mini jar aquarium that takes minutes to put together and is so fun to display! Make […]
These cute 3-D sunglasses are totally edible and fun to make. They’re fun for New Year’s Eve, summertime, a diva-themed […]
This is a fun & messy way for kids to paint mermaids with bubble wrap and thumbprints. There’s also an […]
Empty out your pencil sharpeners, but save those shavings! They work perfectly as scales on this adorable fish.
Here’s a fun art project that has a little of everything: some painting, a little experimenting with a new technique, […]
Make outdoor sculptures using shells collected from a beach vacation or any other outdoor finds. Plus, 12 more Kid friendly […]
Throw a fun Mermaid Picnic, featuring a hot dog octopus, “ocean” cup with goldfish, a watermelon seahorse and a mermaid […]
Make a letter-chomping shark from a business-sized envelope! The project is fun to make and preschoolers will love ‘feeding’ letters […]
These Tiki Huts are not just yummy, they are easy to make too! The kiddos will enjoy making the roofs […]
Great summer time project with scraps of driftwood from the beach. A fun way to use nature in your crafting […]
Recycle old jeans and make a fun tote for collecting treasures on the beach. A great way to recycle some […]
Make this underwater collage using watercolors for the ocean & chalk to draw the jellyfish! A fun art project for […]
Make this fun & easy collage by drawing lines with white crayon on a piece of white paper. Paint it […]
Paint the sea with watercolors and make the beach and the fish with sponge stamps. A fun ocean or aquarium […]
Make an adorable octopus using a recycled water bottle! A fun ocean themed craft that’s great for summer and makes […]
If your kids love the beach and building a sand castle, they’ll love this themed snack. It is easy to […]
Make an adorable whale card using cardstock, patterned paper, and pennies! When you move the card, the whale swims back […]
Turn your child’s hand prints into adorable and summery crab t-shirts! Great for a trip to the beach or the […]
This easy to make beach shadow box is a great way to remember your fun family summer vacation. Remember to […]
These adorable felt finger puppets are the perfect afternoon craft for summer days. Follow the instructions to make a whale […]
Use the seashells that you collected at the beach to make stepping stones for your garden or yard! A fun […]
Wondering what to do with all of the beautiful seashells your children collect during summer vacation at the beach? Do […]
Use contact paper and any decorative materials you have on hand (sequins, glitter, confetti, etc.) to make beautiful jellyfish. Fun […]
This beach-themed snack cup is as easy to make as it is tasty to eat. What a fun treat for […]
Celebrate summer with this fun and easy fishbowl snack, great for parties too! Great for an ocean or beach themed […]
This project uses pencil, Sharpie and paint to make the beautiful and elegant jellyfish. A perfect project for a group.
Use a variety of art techniques to make this stunning turtle project! This project requires quite a bit of drying […]
Turn sandpaper into starfish for a fun and easy summer craft. These would also make cute decorations for a beach-themed […]
Your kids will love making a seal who can balance a ball in the air. Vinyl tubing is the secret […]
A craft and activity perfect for those hot summer days. So simple and fun, your kids will LOVE it! A […]
Make a beautiful and colorful jellyfish painting. All you need is watered down paint to create this fun project. A […]
Make this easy Paper Plate Aquarium based on One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. A fun project for […]
This homemade jellyfish costume is as easy to make as it is adorable. Add glow sticks to the costume at […]
Days at the beach are so much fun! To help remember your visit long after you’ve returned home, create a […]
Create an adorable fish from an empty 2-liter bottle! An adult will need to do the cutting, but even the […]
This fun edible is perfect for an ocean themed birthday party or homeschool unit! These marshmallow goldfish pops are easy […]
Use seashells and other items collected from summer vacation to create a salt dough keepsake. Fun for the garden, but […]
Go under the sea and make a crepe paper jellyfish. If you enjoy beach themed crafts this is one you […]
Display summer souvenirs in jars and instantly rust the lids for a weathered vintage look. Kids will enjoy watching the […]
If your kids like creating under the sea dioramas, follow our instructions on how to make red coral. Using resin […]
A great craft for Play in the Sand Day (8/11) or anytime your kids want to dig in the sand. […]
Decorate a pie to look like a beach ball. A fun, delicious addition to add to a pool party dessert […]
Make these cute rock monster magnets using pebbles, paints and imagination! A fun way to display those little beach treasures.
Gather the seashells you collected at the beach this summer and make this fun beach plaque. This is a fun […]
Turn a tin can, sand, rope and some maps into a diorama full of ocean and beach items. Pretty decorations […]