If you’re looking for fun ocean crafts that aren’t restricted to just shark, jellyfish, or octopus, then you’ve come to the right place!
Here Are Some Creative and Genius Ocean Crafts to Do With Your Kids!
1. Paper Roll Fish Crafts
Kicking off our list of fun ocean crafts to do with your kids is the classic underwater fish! Using tissue paper core, some paint, and some googly eyes, you can bring create some colorful fishes for you and your kids can play with.
This craft project is a great way to introduce your child or children to the different species of fish living in the ocean. You can also take it a step further by gluing on some popsicle sticks at the back of each fish and have your own puppet show.
2. Paper Roll Mermaids
Here’s another ocean crafts idea using tissue paper core–mermaids! You can add all the mermaid elements that your children want to add, including the face, seashell bra, hair, and accessories! Of course, whatever element you add is totally up to you.
And who says you can only make mermaids? Go ahead and make mermen too!
3. Sea Shell Crabs
For this next project idea, why don’t you use a material that is actually from the ocean? Create crabs using actual seashells that you’ve gathered from the shore during one of your beach trips!
With the short amount of time needed to create this project, you can make as many crabs as you want in different colors.
4. Tic Tac Toe Crabs
Using the crabs you’ve just made above, why not make a game board of tic tac toe? Talk about a genius idea that can save money and time!
Cut out your tic-tac-toe board from a piece of thick construction paper or cardboard, then draw lines to create nine squares. Pick two colors of your crabs, with each color having nine pieces each, and you’ve got yourself a brand new tic tac toe game!
5. Ocean Slime
This next ocean crafts idea will surely excite your children because it involves one of the most trendy toys in the market at the moment–slime! That’s right, you can incorporate the ocean theme with slime!
6. Sensory Ocean Bag
If you have younger children who need more of a sensory craft, then this project is perfect for you! With this sensory ocean bag, you can teach your children to appreciate the ocean while developing their senses at the same time.
On a piece of plastic zip bag, flip draw some ocean elements using permanent black and colored markers. Whatever ocean elements you want to put is up to you and your kids.
You can draw some corals at the bottom, some seaweeds, and of course, sea creatures!
7. Ocean in a Bottle
For the last project on our list of fun ocean crafts, you would need a few more stuff than all of the other projects above. While this may be the case, the result will totally be worth it!
Making their own ocean in a bottle will teach kids about the concept of oil vs. water and how they don’t mix, and will definitely make them more curious about the ocean.
So don’t be intimated by this project. The video tutorial above is very easy to follow and you’ll be so fulfilled when you’re done!
We hope we inspired you with our list of easy and very creative ocean crafts for your kids. No matter what project you choose to do, make sure that your children enjoy the whole process!
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