Dive into our archive of seaside crafts and beach-themed activities, along with our favourite children’s books about the sea.
Shiver me timbers, have I got some fabulous pirate activities for you! With ideas from Nurturestore and a crew of kid bloggers from around the seven seas, here are over thirty five ideas you can use with your little pirates. There’s everything for some pirate-theme play and learning – pretend play, food, dressing up, story telling, sensory tubs, writing, action games and more. Click each link to to find out more and enjoy some fun pirate activities with your kids.
35+ pirate activities: games, crafts, food and costumes [Read more…]
This foil fish craft is great as part of an ‘under the sea’ theme or as seaside art. The foil presents children with an interesting material to paint on and you can make a whole ocean full of their designs. And don’t miss my free fish-themed printables!
Foil fish and free ocean printables
How do you help your children learn sight words and spellings? My girls are a whole lot more interested when their learning is through hands-on, sensory play. Here’s how we’re using some of our stash of seashells from the beach to help with learning how to read and spell.
Sight words spellings [Read more…]
Learning about the ocean? Here’s a great collection of children’s books about the sea, with seaside activities to extend your learning into art, craft, math, storytelling and play.