Summertime at the beach is an excellent excuse to bring home tons of seashells, especially if you and your kids love to collect them. You too? Then you’ll love this! I’ve gathered some of the best seashell crafts to make the cutest, colorful, crafty creations out of shells. Follow along – you and your kids might get some additional inspiration too 🙂
Seashell Crafts Ideas
Last year our kid got a ton of beautiful seashells from his seaside friends, and we made such great memories together that it would be a pitty to throw them away. Any of them! So they were placed on a tray on the balcony, which was fine until… well, winter, when they started gathering puzzled views of ‘What are seashells doing on the balcony table in the middle of December!’ (And January, and all the time until now.)
The shells did survive the winter, but now I feel I really need to do something out of them. And it seems there are countless incredibly cute solutions out there. Let me show you some of them:
We did this last year, when painting with kids at the seaside: it was my two nieces’ smart idea to use seashells to mix colors, instead of the color mixing palette, and it was just perfect!