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Are you looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? How about making one of these fun ocean themed crafts for preschool!
Whether you’re taking a trip to the beach this summer or just dreaming of one, these ocean-themed crafts will keep your kids occupied for quite a while.
Gather up the supplies from your craft closet, and let your kids get creative with one or more of these fun preschool crafts.
Ocean Themed Crafts for Preschool
Each of these crafts is perfect for preschoolers. Kids can make many of these on their own. Others may need a little help from mom. But, all of them are fun and will look amazing on display this summer.
Kids will love decorating recycled egg cartons and turning them into cute egg carton ocean animals and sea monsters.
Kids will love recreating their favorite ocean scenes when you read a story, paint the ocean.
This paper-weaving seahorse art project is inspired by the ocean and perfect for summer!
Stamping with cookie cutters is a fun preschool craft. Gather up some ocean animal cookie cutters, and let your kids stamp a unique ocean scene.
What do you get when you mix puffy paint and goldfish crackers? A fun and unique puffy paint ocean craft for preschoolers!
Preschoolers will adore this bouncy ball stamped pufferfish craft, and you’ll never look at a spiked bouncy ball the same!
Based on the book, In the Sea, preschoolers will love making a sea turtle on its very own ocean.
No need to wait for Shark Week, today is the perfect day to make a rockin’ paper plate shark craft complete with some pretty sharp teeth!
Here’s another fun pufferfish craft. These fork-painted paper plate pufferfish are adorable!
This cute circle shark craft is perfect for Shark Week, your ocean units, or just any summer afternoon crafting session.
Paper plate crafts are fun and frugal. Gather some bright paper plates and construction paper or felt, and you’re ready to make a paper plate fish craft.
This yarn octopus will require a little adult help, but it’ll be well worth the effort!
I had no idea pufferfish crafts were so popular, but here is another super colorful paper plate pufferfish craft your preschoolers will love.
Your preschoolers will love turning paper bowls into fun jellyfish that they’ll want to display all summer long.
Speaking of jellyfish, check out how you can recycle some plastic bags into a fun jellyfish craft.
Fingerprint crafts make fun keepsakes. With this tutorial, your little ones can turn their fingerprints into a super creative finger paint aquarium.
Kids can explore different painting tools when they make this paper plate starfish craft.
Handprint crafts also make great keepsakes. This summer, your little ones can turn their handprints into a fun fish painting craft.
Share some fun ocean stories with your preschoolers, and then let them make some ocean animal clay art.
These ocean animal coffee filter suncatcher crafts will look amazing on display this summer.
Whip up a batch of salt dough, and you’re all set to make some microwave salt dough rainbow fish with your preschoolers.
Print out these full-color jellyfish craft templates, add some colorful crepe paper streamers, and your kids will have a whole bloom of jellyfish to display this summer.
Starfish are so cute, and there are so many ways to decorate starfish crafts. This starfish ocean craft is cute as a button!
Try these ocean suncatchers that require only three simple materials. This is a quick and easy summer craft for kids.
Turn an old cardboard egg carton into an ocean diorama with this fun activity.
Kids will love creating this 3D ocean animals paper plate craft. You’ll love how simple it is to set up!
Tearing and crumpling paper is a great fine motor activity for little ones. Preschoolers will do just that as they create this torn-paper sea horse craft.
Whether you’ve saved this craft for Shark Week or you’re adding it to your ocean themed activities, your preschoolers will love making this chompin’ shark puppet!
Oh my goodness! How adorable are these crab hats! Kids can make them and wear them. They’re sure to inspire hours of imaginative play this summer!
This O is for Octopus letter of the week craft is so simple even your tots can craft one for themselves.
Have you ever made rocking paper plate crafts? Check out this rocking paper plate submarine. It really rocks!
Use the free seahorse template to turn an ordinary paper plate into a beautifully painted seahorse craft!
What does a bottle of glue and a spray bottle have to do with ocean crafts? You’ll see when you check out this fun watercolor jellyfish craft.
Have you tried painting stones with your kids yet? These simple stone fish are a great reason to try it if you haven’t!
Which one of these outrageously fun ocean themed crafts for preschool will you try first?