Create a spectacular summer suncatcher – a giant shark! This awesome craft is fun for kids of all ages.
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!
Make this stunning sea horse from cardboard and paper. It’s surprisingly simple and lots of fun!
Create adorable oyster (or clam) cookies and octopus marshmallow pops for an Under the Sea or beach-themed party. They’re really […]
This elegant dolphin pendant is made by bending and wrapping wire. You’ll be so proud to wear it and tell […]
Use yarn and felt to create an ‘aquarium’ for hands-on play. Young children will love arranging the fish and helping […]
Make an ocean’s worth of felt animals, then use them for storytelling or creative play. Add a small felt board […]
This scuba diver costume is so clever! It’s inexpensive and really easy to pull together.
Create a one-of-a-kind phone case that is sure to command a lot of attention. Decoden is easy to do and so much […]
Turn a pair of gloves into Hank, the octopus from Finding Dory. This cute craft is so easy to do!
This adorable keychain is made of felt and decorated with seed beads. It’s a great project for kids who are […]
A little bit of creativity can change ordinary drinking glasses into fabulous underwater scenes. This is a fun way to […]
Turn a simple index card into a torn paper animal! It’s easy to do, very inexpensive, and fun for crafters […]
With plunger cutters and an easy recipe, you can gather up sea shells in no time! What a wonderful treat […]
This tutorial includes a printable color background for a project that takes just a minute, or black and white for kids […]
Spend the day at the beach or in the kitchen creating beach-themed Oreos! This tasty treat is great fun for […]
Keep the kids busy in the car, at a restaurant, or in a waiting room with this fun felt board. […]
Make this adorable pufferfish by stamping with a bouncy ball! It’s easy to do, it’s fun for kids of all […]
Make a school of colorful fish from paper plates! Decorate them with paint, sequins, feathers, pom poms or anything else you […]
Create a cute fish pendant using glass beads. Then add it to a bracelet or necklace, or use it as […]
This beautiful beaded starfish keychain is easier to make than it seems. It’s great give to someone who loves the ocean.
These chocolate cupcakes could not be cuter! They’re decorated like sea otters using modeling chocolate.
This ocean sensory bottle makes it seem as if the glow-in-the-dark sea creatures are suspended in water. It’s a great […]
Make a super cute mobile that features beautiful sea glass. This piece of hanging art looks stunning and each one […]
This seaside sensory bin is a great way to bring a bit of the beach inside. It uses cut-up pool […]
In hot summer days, playing in or around water is more than just fun! Kids can create a little piece of the […]
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 […]
Recycle a foam meat tray into adorable fish magnets. You can even recycle those old magnets you’ve had on your […]
Make this water play bin with an ocean theme for hours of sensory play. Great for toddlers and preschoolers.
Turn ketchup packages into colorful fish from the world of Finding Dory. Through a science experiment called “The Cartesian Diver,” […]
Celebrate the release of ‘Finding Dory’ with this fun treat. Ocean blue candy-coated popcorn is speckled with Dory and Nemo […]
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.
Use a wooden spoon to make a cute shark toy that actually bites! The fish is made from a sock.
Turn ordinary, everyday objects into beautiful pieces of art using sunshine and special sun print paper.
If you haven’t tried quilling, this fun fish is the perfect way to start! Turn the finished fish into a […]
Create your own little saltwater world with this Ocean Aquarium Craft. It all starts with paper plates.
This cardboard shark costume couldn’t be easier! It’s simple to customize for any size of child (or adult!).
Turn a clam shell into a pumpkin magnet, perfect for fall! It’s easy to do and works with any size […]
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 […]
Make a beautiful bracelet inspired by the ocean. This inexpensive craft requires only colored wire, pearl beads, a clasp and […]
Make a pretty Seashell Wreath with supplies found at a dollar store. This easy craft is inexpensive and a fun […]
This kid-friendly Rainbow Fish craft is easy to make and so cute. It goes along well with the classic story […]
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 […]
Sew up a shark pencil pouch for Back to school, or any time of the year! This project is best […]
Use a Sharpie, crayons and watercolors to create this adorable turtle. Easy and so much fun!
Entertain babies and toddlers with a Sea in a Bottle! This easy craft is also fun for preschoolers, who will […]
Discovery bottles are so much fun! This simple ocean-in-a-bottle activity is a classic that never gets old.
Here’s a wonderful craft for this for all those seashells you brought home from vacation! Make a school of fish […]
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.