Sunny days and seashells make summer super fun!
Summers are meant for sunshine and beaches. And beaches mean seashells by the seashore! Or, at least that’s what the song says. These 25 Summery Seashell Crafts For Kids are the perfect way to remember all those fun-in-the-sun days for years to come. From painting to collages to cute summer critters, these crafts will keep the fun going long after the sun goes down. Enjoy!
Beautiful tropical fish shells will bring color into the darkest days with this fun, bright craft!
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Painted shells make this kid-made wreath all the more amazing!
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These sea shell snails will slip and slide their way into your child’s happy heart.
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Shell puppets are fun to make and great to play with all summer long!
Via Zing Zing Tree
Or these fancier shell folk are ready to party, play, and be styled in whatever way your child wishes.
Even the tiniest tot can help make this fun and memorable shell collage picture.
Preschoolers will love to paint these shells. Bright colors and interesting textures will make this a sensory project they’ll talk about all summer long!
This beautiful play dough peacock is easy to make and will brighten your child’s day.
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Salt dough hearts are even more beautiful with lovely shells placed into them.
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Simple shells make cute fish with this easy craft. Blub, blub!
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Create collage pictures that are fun, memorable, and whimsical with this great shell tutorial!
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Decorate shells with sharpies and make art that’ll last.
This beautiful sea discovery bottle is a fun way to remember that trip to the shore.
Watercolors give these shells beautiful texture, and depth!
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Or your kiddo’s can have a blast melting crayons onto their shells and watching the colors run.
Create fun little ladybugs that are guaranteed to NOT bug anyone.
Create fun summery critters with shells you collect on the beach. This great tutorial will help!
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Want to take the shells with you? These shell necklaces are as beautiful to look at as they are fun to make!
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Use color theory to dye shells gorgeous colors for whatever projects you have in mind.
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This fun sea picture is a great way to save those shells and create lasting art.
Wear the sea shells you find this summer for years to come by turning them into sweet earrings.
How gorgeous are these crystal-filled shells? Find out how to create them with this tutorial!
Store some of the sand from the beach along with your shells and visit them every time you pass them on the shelf.
Create a picture frame to keep the beach memories alive!
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Instead of crafting, create a fun learning activity by letting your kiddo’s dig for the alphabet.
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