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Ocean crafts for children

Take a look at our 18 Ocean themed activities for children

What goes on under the sea is so much more interesting that what goes on above it. What’s a few boats compared to fish, octopodes (the correct plural of “octopus”. Who knew? Certainly not my spell checker), and perhaps the chance of sunken pirate hoard. Take a look at our 18 Ocean themed activities for children

  1. Create a snorkel-mask inspired frame to display your treasures
  2. Make ocean slime at Buggy and Buddy
  3. The Imagination Tree has some fun ways to get your hands dirty
  4. Make screen time educational with these ocean suggestions from Kids Activities Blog
  5. Things to Share and Remember has a pearl of an idea for pre-schooler crafts
  6. Improve numeracy skills the fun way with these cute free counting cards from Coffee Cups and Crayons
  7. Recycle creatively with ideas from No Time For Flash Cards
  8. I might make one of these chill out bottles at My Small Potatoes for myself
  9. Sticky ocean animals at Toddler Approved can be adapted to suit older children.
  10. Fun a Day has ideas for painting with shells.
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  11. In the Playroom transforms an ordinary window.
  12. Read all about it at Library Adventure.
  13. Fun at Home with Kids combines a little science with ocean fun.
  14. There is a week’s worth of preschool ocean activities at Cutting Tiny Bites.
  15. If your kids like to experiment they’ll love learning about ocean currents with Adventures in Mommydom.
  16. Playdough to Plato (how fab is that blog name!) has some versatile ocean word games you can adapt for players of all ages.
  17. See a sensory tray at Dirt and Boogers.
  18. You don’t need a light table to appreciate the beauty of Still Playing School’s ocean jelly.Take a look at our 18 Ocean themed activities for children


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Sunday 20th of September 2015

Thanks for sharing such lovely craft ideas for kids! I home-school my kids and I am always on hunt for these creative stuff which lets my kids express the creativity in them. I tried the shell activity and they really turned them into cool decorative hall room pieces. Please keep posting more craft activities for kids.

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