Explore under the sea from home this summer with these ocean crafts and fun food you can make with kids for summer parties and movie nights.
Beat the summer heat while still exploring under the sea with these ocean crafts and food ideas. Whether your little one loves mermaids, you are watching Shark Week, or you are watching a family movie these ideas will be a hit.
Ocean crafts for kids
Squirt gun watercolor turtle art
This is one of my favorite summer projects from a couple of years ago. I drew the turtle onto a canvas and Marisol painted it using squirt guns. It hangs on the family room wall now and makes me smile every time I walk past it. You can learn how to make your own watercolor turtle canvas art at Lady and the Blog.
Shark pull-string piñatas
These shark piñatas are our latest project at Kids Activities Blog. Fill them with snacks and curl up to watch Shark Week. The kids are going to love these, and what I love most is that they’re made out of cereal boxes.
Mermaid munch snack tubs
Craft a mermaid tale snack tub and fill it with a yummy mermaid snack mix. This is perfect for a summer party or mermaid movie night with the kids.
Shark bait snack tubs
Want to switch things up for Shark Week? You could also make our shark bait snack tubs. We have a free printable template so you can just print, cut it out, glue it together, and fill it with snacks.
Turn plain white shoes into these fun mermaid shoes with our fun tutorial over at Make and Takes.
Ocean-themed snacks for kids
Healthy Halos goldfish snacks for kids
Aren’t these goldfish Halos treats so much fun? Kids are going to love seeing these put out for a pool party or a midday snack. Our tutorial to make them is on the Halos blog.
Under-the-sea mocktail float
This non-alcoholic, but very fun ocean blue mocktail float with a goldfish leaping out over the waves of ice-cream and cream is such a fun way to kick of summer celebrations. You’ll even find a delicious snack mix to go along with it.
Mermaid tail fairy bread
You all know of my love of fairy bread by now. Well this mermaid tail fairy bread is so easy to make and it’s delicious too. Perfect for watching The Little Mermaid movies, or reading the books this summer. Details to make our yummy treats are on Lady and the Blog.
Looking for even more fun ideas? Check out our Finding Dory recipes, printables, and activity sheets for kids. They are going to love them.
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