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Easy Seashell Crafts and Activities For Kids

Easy Seashell Crafts and Activities For Kids

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Easy Seashell Crafts and Activities For Kids

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Whenever we go to a beach or seashore, we love collecting seashells of different shapes and sizes. But do know that you can even make beautiful and unique crafts from these seashells.

We bring you some most beautiful and easy seashell craft ideas. Try these and enjoy!

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Easy Seashell Crafts and Activities For Kids

 Easy Seashell Crafts and Activities For Kids

Seashell fish craft

Make this beautiful seashell fish in a few easy steps.

Seashell fish craft Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts By Amanda

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells of different sizes
  • Googly eyes
  • Painting colours
  • Hot glue gun

Procedure:

Take the seashells and choose small-sized seashells to make the fins and tails of the fish. Paint them and let them dry. Paste the small shells on the body of the fish with a glue gun. Paste the googly eyes and your beautiful seashell fish is ready!

Beautiful Seashell Wreath

Make this beautiful seashell wrath to always remember your beach days.

Beautiful Seashell Wreath Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial:  HelloWonderful

Level: Moderate

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Cardboard
  • Twine
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic gloss
  • Hot glue gun

Procedure:

Collect and wash your seashells to remove all the dirt and let it dry. Paint the interior of the sheels with gloss and let it dry. Make a wreath base with the help of a plate and a small bowl. With the plate draw the outer part and with the bowl draw the interior. Cut it out. Roll the twine all over the wreath to make the base. Paste the shells with a glue gun. Your beautiful seashell wreath is ready!

Cute Seashell Snails

Look at these cute snails. They are cute, right! You can also make them with just a few seashells.

Cute Seashell Snails Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Meet The Dubiens

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Hot glue gun
  • Coloured wools
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard
  • Paint

Procedure:

Collect the seashells and clean them. Cut two rectangular shapes from the cardboard and paint it white.  Make small woollen balls. Make two small woollen lines to make the eyes as shown in the picture. Paste the googly eyes on it. Paste the eyes on the shell. Glue the ball on the board and paste the shell on the ball to give it the shape of a snail.

Easy Seashell puppets

These beautiful puppets made from seashells look super beautiful and are very easy to make.

Easy Seashell puppets Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Zing Zing Tree

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Pop sticks
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue gun

Procedure:

Make beautiful seashell combinations and paste them on the pop sticks. Paste the googly eyes on it and you’re done.

Seashell peoples

Make these amazing seashell people and organise a stage show with them. 

Seashell peoples Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Let’s Do Something Crafty

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Pop sticks
  • Designer tape
  • String
  • Glitter glue
  • Black marker
  • Shiny button stickers
  • Glue gun

Procedure:

Paste the designer tape to make the clothes, hands, legs and feet on the stick. Make the hairs with string. With a marker, draw the eyes and mouth. Paste the hair and shells with a glue gun. Put the stickers to make it look like buttons. Drop some glitter glue and spread it on the shell. Your shell people are ready.

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Seashell Collage

Make this beautiful seashell collage to create a masterpiece.

Seashell Collage Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Two-Daloo

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • A designer wooden frame
  • Seashells
  • Glue gun
  • Painting colour
  • Brush

Procedure:

Paint the frame with a light colour and let it dry. Now, paste the shells with a glue gun. Your seashell collage is ready!

Seashell Painting Art

Paint your seashells to give them a more beautiful and vibrant look.

Seashell Painting Art Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Fantastic Fun And Learning

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Painting colours
  • Brush

Procedure:

Start mixing the colours and paint and paint and paint. Let them dry. You can keep them as it is or use them for a seashell collage.

Seashell peacock craft

Make this colourful and beautiful peacock in a few easy steps.

Seashell peacock craft Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafty Morning

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Playdough
  • Painting colours
  • Painting brush

Procedure:

Start by painting the seashell in white and letting it dry. Till then make a small ball from blue playdough. From black and white dough, make the eyes. From the orange dough, make the beak. Push the eyes and beak into the blue roll to make the head of the peacock. Roll another dough in a cylindrical shape to make the body of the peacock. Put the head on the body of the peacock. Roll three small balls of dough and put it on the top head of the peacock to make the crest. Paint the feathers on the shell and after drying out completely, push the feathers in the body of the peacock carefully.

Clay tray Shells

Make these super creative Clay tray shells and decorate your house with it.

Clay tray Shells Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Hoppin’ Up

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Clay seashells
  • Cutter

Procedure:

Take the clay and roll it flat. Cut it in a heart shape or any shape you desired. Press the seashells in it and it’s done.

Seashells fish

Make these fish with seashells and enjoy!

Seashells fish Easy Seashell Craft Ideas

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts By Amanda

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells of different sizes
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue

Procedure:

Take the big shell as the body of the fish. Paste the small shells as fins and tails. Put the googly eyes.

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Easy Seashell Craft

Make this easy and beautiful craft. It will look super attractive after completion.

Easy Seashell Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Alpha Mom

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Old photo frames
  • Plain sheets
  • Painting colours
  • Brush
  • Glue

Procedure:

Paint the seashells and let them dry. Paint the interior of the frame black. Paint a sheet to make the base. Glue all the shells on the sheet in different shapes and designs. Paste the sheet in the frame and you’re done.

Decorative Shells

Make these creative shell designs to create a new range of designer shells.

Decorative Shells

Image Source/Tutorial: Creative In Chicago

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Colour markers

Procedure:

Take the shells and start designing with markers. Create new designs by switching the colours.

Ocean in a bottle

Usually, we go to beaches or seashores to get that sea vibe. But what if you can create the same sea in a bottle? Let’s do it.

Ocean in a bottle

Image Source/Tutorial: Education

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • A glass jar
  • Sand
  • Seashells
  • Artificial starfish
  • Blue food colour

Procedure: 

Put some sand at the bottom of the jar. Fill the glass jar with water and drop some food colour in it. Put some shells and starfish in the water. Your sea is ready in a bottle.

Shell painting

Paint the seashells to give it a completely new and fresh look.

Shell painting

Image Source/Tutorial: One Little Projects

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Painting colours
  • Brush
  • Dropper

Procedure:

There are two methods of painting. You can choose whichever you want. The first method is painting with a brush. Simply take the colour of your choice and paint the shells with a brush. The second method is with a dropper. Just take a few drops of colour and drop them on the shell. You can use different colours.

Melted Crayon Seashells

 These melted crayon seashells are very easy and look really beautiful.

Melted Crayon Seashells

Image Source/Tutorial: Fun At Home With Kids

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Crayons

Procedure:

Put the shells in a tray and heat them for 5 minutes in the microwave. Take one at a time for decoration. Decorate it with crayons. Make sure to not overheat them.

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Seashells Ladybug

Make ladybugs with the help of seashells. They will look super cute.

Seashells Ladybug

Image Source/Tutorial: Still Playing School

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Painting colours
  • Brush
  • Dropper
  • Black marker

Procedure:

Paint the seashells with different colours. You can paint them either with a brush or a dropper. Let them dry. Divide the body parts and draw them with a marker.

Cute Seashell Koala

Make these super cute koalas with the shells. They are very easy to make.

Cute Seashell Koala

Image Source/Tutorial: Martha Stewart

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells of different shapes and sizes
  • Glue
  • Little black stone or stickers

Procedure:

Take a small shell for the head. Paste a black shell for the nose and stones for the eyes. You can paint a small shell in black for the nose. Paste two small shells as ears. Paste the head on the interior part of a big shell. Lastly, glue the feet of your koala and you’re done.

Seashell Pendant

Create these beautiful pendants and wear them to give yourself a new look.

Seashell Pendant

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafteaclasses

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Markers
  • Ribbon, beads and stones
  • Glitter spray
  • Drilling machine
  • Glue

Procedure:

Drill two holes on the top of the shell to insert the ribbon. Colour it with markers. Spray some glitter spray to give it a sparkly effect. Paste some beads and stones on it. Insert the ribbon in the holes and secure it with a knot. 

Dye Seashells

Dye the seashells to give them a beautiful and vibrant look.

Dye Seashells

Image Source/Tutorial: Rainy Day Mum

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Dye colours
  • Water
  • Vinegar

Procedure:

Dilute the water and vinegar in equal amounts. Add a few drops of dye to it. You can use different colours. Put the shells in the water and leave them in the water for 10- 15 minutes. After 20 minutes, you’ll see that your shells have been dyed very beautifully. 

Seashell Fishing

Make this beautiful fishing scenery to make a beautiful painting.

Seashell Fishing

Image Source/Tutorial: Glued To My Crafts

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Googly eyes
  • Painting colours
  • Cardboard
  • Brush

Procedure:

Paint the cardboard with blue colour and grass with green and let it dry. Paste the shells to make the body, fins and tail. Paste the googly eyes. Make the lips with red paint. 

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Diy Seashell Earrings

Make these beautiful seashell earrings that will look super attractive.

Diy Seashell Earrings

Image Source/Tutorial: Moms And Crafters

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Painting colours
  • Flat pad earrings studs
  • Glue

Procedure:

Paint your shells and let them dry. Glue the earrings back with earrings studs. Your beautiful earrings are ready.

Crystal Seashells

Make these beautiful crystal seashells to give them a beautiful and attractive look.

Crystal Seashells

Image Source/Tutorial: Little Bins For Little Hands

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Borax powder
  • Water
  • Glass container

Procedure:

Boil water. Add 1 tablespoon of borax powder in it. When you see a tiny bit of the powder floating around and settling to the bottom, it means that the mixture is saturated. Place the seashells in a glass container. Pour the mixture into the container and see what happens.

Beach Keepsafe Craft

Make this beach Keepsafe craft and enjoy the sea vibes the whole year.

Beach Keepsafe Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Fireflies And Mud Pies

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Glass jar
  • Cork stopper seashells
  • Stones
  • Sand
  • Sea glass

Procedure:

Pour the sand into the jar. Next put the seashells, stones and sea glass in the jar. Close the jar with a cork stopper and you’re done.

Seashell Photo Frame

Make this amazing photo frame with seashells and save your beautiful memories.

Seashell Photo Frame

Image Source/Tutorial: Canadian Living

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Photo frame
  • Photographs
  • Glue gun

Procedure:

Clean all the shells. Arrange them on the frame as desired and paste with a glue gun. Insert the picture.

Alphabet Seashells

Create these cute alphabet seashells and make the kids learning fun.

Alphabet Seashells

Image Source/Tutorial: Pre-K Pages

Level: Easy

Materials required:

  • Seashells
  • Play sand
  • Black marker
  • Sand tub

Procedure:

Write the letters on the shells with a marker. Put the sand in the sand tub. Bury your shells in the sand. Now the children can start digging and finding the shells.

So these are some of the easy and beautiful seashell craft ideas which anyone can make without much effort. All of these crafts are simple yet amazing and will help in enhancing your creative skills. 

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