This paper plate sperm whale project features a fun dimensional element. Wiggle the plate and the whale appears to be […]
Ocean Crafts for Kids
Looking for ocean crafts that are kid friendly? We have almost 300 ocean themed craft ideas; from turtles to sharks and jellyfish to seashells. Plenty of ocean projects to choose from!
This cardboard surfboard is bright, colorful, and ready to ride the pretend waves! This is a simple craft that kids […]
This project, adapted from the well-known Paper Plate Aquarium, is a unique and fun way for kids to create their […]
This ocean craft is a fun way to introduce children to the long sound of O. Use the printable templates […]
Learn how to make a construction paper shark. It’s easy to make it look quite realistic.
Follow the eight simple step-by-step instructions to draw your own seagull. Then take the time to learn more about this […]
It’s so easy to make a collection of jellyfish in vibrant colors. This is a fun way to teach kids […]
Create an adorable fish using wire and beads. Vary the colors and make a whole school of fish!
Turn a tin can, sand, rope, and some maps into a diorama of ocean and beach items. These pretty decorations […]
These paper plate sharks are easy to make and suitable for even the youngest of crafters. Each shark is one-of-a-kind […]
Gifts are even more fun when the wrapping is part of the theme! Replace the bow on a traditional present […]
This Cardboard Tube Jellyfish couldn’t be cuter! It’s a great craft to teach your kids about recycling and lots of […]
Gather the seashells you collected at the beach this summer and make this fun beach plaque. This is a great […]
Use a variety of art techniques to make this stunning turtle project! This project requires quite a bit of drying […]
Kids of all ages will love these adorable turtle cupcakes! They are easy to make and so incredibly cute.
Make eating veggies more fun with a bell pepper octopus! These finger foods are fabulous for a summer party or […]
These cute sand toys are easy to make with recycled vegetable cans, some foam stamps and a bit of paint. […]
These pretty fish are so bright and cheerful! They would make a great decoration for an ocean themed birthday party […]
These sweet S’mores Starfish are as fun to make as they are delicious! Serve them at a beach trip, during […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a jumping shark. This easy craft can be made as friendly or scary as you […]
Turn painted plastic eggs and a plastic soda bottle into a cute fish-shaped wind chime. It’s inexpensive, fun, and a […]
These adorable crabs are made from Styrofoam coffee cups and pipe cleaners. What a fun and colorful beach craft for […]
This colorful fish is a fun way to introduce kids to weaving. All you need is construction paper.
Hand cut a few cookies using a template and you’ll have a beach ball cookie platter in no time. What […]
Use dollar star hula hoops to make a fun shark ball game for kids of all ages. This is such […]
Make simple, no-churn orange ice cream. Then turn it into an adorable goldfish ice cream cone for a fun and […]
This adorable little fish tank craft is the perfect project for someone who wants a no-maintenance pet. Make your own […]
This fun recycling project uses newspaper to make a shark. It’s easy to do and each shark has his own […]
Learn how to turn a foam ball and some paper into an adorable octopus. This craft is easy enough for […]
This Jellyfish Pull Piñata is so cute and great fun for a party. It’s easy to make using cardboard, streamers, […]
The movable jaws on these paper plate sharks let kids have great fun biting, chomping, and munching with them. The […]
Apricots and white chocolate come together to make these fun fishy treats. Your little fisherman or mermaids will want to […]
Don’t throw out those scraps of patterned paper! Turn them into a colorful and whimsical seahorse, inspired by the artwork […]
Did you know cupcake liners make the perfect base for a kids fish craft? No matter if they are solid […]
Create a colorful, whimsical seahorse! This fun craft uses a warming tray to melt crayons resulting in vibrant color.
Make an adorable jellyfish craft with paper plate, tissue paper and yarn. It’s a fun, multi-step project that kids will […]
Remember great times at the beach with this Driftwood Art. It’s a wonderful project for the family to make together.
This wire-wrapped fish is so colorful and fun. It’s best for teens with some jewelry-making experience.
This island scene is made by painting the individual elements and layering them on the background. It’s a fun twist […]
Make these simple, no bake, delicious cookies that look like friendly oysters with pearls. Perfect for a mermaid or nautical […]
Kids will love making these adorable jellyfish! Choose whatever colors you like and make a whole smack of them!
These seashells made from Sculpey clay are easy to make and so cute. Even better, they’re erasers you can actually […]
Learn how to transform an ordinary paper plate into this cute crab! A fun summertime craft for your kids.
This paper plate boat is a fun summer craft for kids. It’s easy to transform into a pirate ship, a […]
These adorable tropical fish start with painted paper plates and pieces of aluminum foil. Each fish is one-of-a-kind, with lots of room […]
These adorable clam critters are easy to make. What a fun way to use shells!
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 […]
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 […]
Discover how easy it is to make a pinata using paper mache. This cute fish pinata would be great for […]
Learn how to make these cute fish out of cardboard tubes. The tutorial includes the bowl pattern and a coloring […]
These ‘crab cakes’ are perfect for a hot summer day, a beach-themed party, or year-round fun. They’re easy to make […]
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.
This adorable whale and clown fish craft starts with a paper cup. Use the tutorial as a springboard to create […]
Make a splash at a beach or pool party with an armful of these ocean-themed treats. So fun and so […]