Beach Scene Craft for Kids

Kids love making pretty pictures and this Beach scene craft complete with crab, palm trees and shells is the perfect Summer craft for littles this year.

beach paper craft for Summer

Ask your kids what sort of things they might expect to see on a sandy beach and I can guarantee they will say seashells! 

One other thing they might find are some crabs. I have previously made a few crab crafts which you can see below:-

paper crab craft process

toilet paper roll crab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This time I decided to make a pretty beach themed picture using some colored craft papers and of course I wanted to feature a crab as well as shells. 

If you like beach themed craft ideas my cute ocean crafts for kids might be something you want to try with your kids next. 

My easy step by step craft instructions will help you complete this Summer paper craft with scissors.

beach paper craft for Summer

Beach Scene Craft for Kids

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Kids love making pretty pictures and this Beach scene craft complete with crab, palm trees and shells is the perfect Summer craft for littles this year

Materials

  • Cardstock paper.
  • Craft papers.
  • Pencil.
  • Ruler.
  • Scissors.
  • Glue.
  • Marker pens.
  • Googly Eyes.

Instructions

Step 1:

First, cut out the pieces to make the crab using cardstock or craft paper.

paper crab craft supplies

Step 2:

Then, glue the bottom shell to the crab’s body. Glue the crab’s claws on two sides of the crab’s body.

Step 3:

Use a marker pen to draw outlines on the crab.

easy crab craft instructions

Step 4:

Glue two googly eyes on the top of the crab’s head.

beach paper craft instructions

Step 5:

Then, glue the crab’s mouth.

Step 6:

Use marker pens to draw the smile and some freckles on the crab.

crab summer craft with paper

Step 7:

Cut out the pieces for background decorations using the two PDF templates. Cut out the sand on yellow/orange craft paper and the sky in a light blue craft paper. You can choose whichever color you wish for the shells. I did the sun and palm trees as shown below.

beach scene craft supplies

Step 8:

Glue the tops of the palm trees to the trunks.

paper palm tree craft

Step 9:

Glue the sand and sea background onto a piece of paper

Step 10:

Stick the palm trees and sunshine onto your beach scene

Step 11:

Finish this Summer paper craft by sticking the crab and shells onto the sand.

This craft reminds me of a pretty postcard, so why not use it as such. You could write a message on the back and remember to add someone’s address and a stamp. 

What other things might kids see at the beach? How about seaweed? Or sandcastles? I have lots more fun easy Summer crafts for kids to keep them entertained this Summer! 

Please print off my free PDF Templates to help you complete this easy beach craft

Beach Scene Craft Template

Background Craft Template

Will you make this Beach scene craft?

Beach Scene Craft for Kids

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