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If you’re planning a preschool ocean theme, be sure to include one or more of these sensational seahorse crafts for preschoolers to make!
Summer is a great time to teach kids about the ocean and ocean animals. Little ones will love learning about seahorses, because they’re fascinating. While learning about them, let them make one of these fun crafts.
Crafts and art projects allow kids to express their creativity. They always love showing off the finished product.
Inspired by the ocean and perfect for summer! Kids can make this adorable seahorse art project with colored paper and bubble wrap. Homeschool Preschool
The use of black glue makes this paper plate seahorse craft stand out from the rest. Steamsational
This paper plate seahorse craft combines the use of bright paints and shimmering glitter for a fun effect. Simple Everyday Mom
Be sure to print out the free template to make these paper roll seahorse puppets a breeze to make! The Craft Train
Quilling, or rolling paper, is a great fine motor skill builder. Try it out on this paper seahorse quilling project. The Inspiration Edit
After painting watercolor stripes on this colorful seahorse craft, kids can add colored cupcake liners for a 3D effect. Hello Wonderful
I love the tissue paper covered paper plate belly on this paper plate seahorse craft. Glued to My Crafts
Here’s a fun way to use bubble wrap to paint a paper plate seahorse. Paper Plate Fun
Glittery sticky foam sheets allow kids to make a glittery seahorse craft with no mess. Art, Craft, and Fun
Colorful tissue paper balls adorn this seahorse craft for preschoolers. Crafts on Sea
These cupcake liner seahorses are adorable with a belly full of sequins. Our Kid Things
This watercolor seahorse collage is stunning on black paper. The Crafty Classroom
The unique marble-painted seahorse craft is gorgeous, and his yarn “mane” offers some fine motor practice for kids. I Heart Crafty Things
Your budding artists will love learning to draw their own seahorse with this how to draw tutorial. Art Projects for Kids
Here’s another stunning seahorse made with black glue and watercolors. I Heart Crafty Things
Ocean Books for PreschoolersFill your book basket with a great collection of ocean books for preschool. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Commotion in the Ocean – This delightful collection of poems includes fun rhymes about the creatures who live in and around the ocean. Children will delight in the snappy poems and colorful illustrations about whales, walruses, penguins, polar bears, stingrays, and sharks. Over in the Ocean in a Coral Reef – This coral reef is a marine nursery, teeming with mamas and babies! In the ageold way of kids and fish, children will count and clap to the rhythm of “Over in the Meadow” while puffer fish “puff,” gruntfish “grunt” and seahorses “flutter.” Ocean: A Peek Through Book – Discover a world teeming with life beneath the waves, with graceful sea horses, darting tropical fish, electric eels, and humpback whales.
More Ocean Animal Fun
Add some wooden sea animals to your pretend play area to inspire hours of imaginative play.
This ocean play set makes the perfect addition to your small world set ups and sensory bins.