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Seashell crafts for kids

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Summer shell arts and crafts

Keep a little bit of summer all year long when you help your youngsters create arts and crafts from seaside finds. From seashell hair clips to seashell boats, don't let these eight seashell crafts for kids roll out with the tide.

Painted seashell hair clip

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Give summer dos some seaside flair with accessories that will match your mani-pedi combo! Find out how to create these colorful hair clips from pokladotchair.com.

Seashell-covered letter

Seashell-covered letter | Sheknows.com

Welcome summer and your guests with seashell door decor that you can hang indoors or out. Discover tips for making your own seashell monogram letter with debisdesigndiary.blogspot.com.

Seashell pencil holder

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You won't have to stop your kids from hauling all those seashells home from the beach when you can give them a new purpose! Kids will love remembering their adventures along the shoreline with this pencil holder craft from holidayscentral.com.

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DIY gold shell necklace

DIY gold shell necklace | Sheknows.com

Bring a little bling to your summer wardrobe with a seashell accessory you won't have to worry about your kiddos borrowing. Dig up the directions for this shiny shell necklace from thisniftyearth.com.

Seashell shadow box

Seashell shadow box | Sheknows.com

Whether you make your beach trips an annual affair or your kids gather seashells throughout the year, it's easy to turn trinkets into treasure with this seashell shadow box craft from itsthelittlethingsthatmakeahouseahome.blogspot.com.

Beach-themed "I Spy" bag

Beach-themed I Spy bag | Sheknows.com

Long after your youngsters complete this seashell craft for kids, you can bust your youngster's boredom with this handy seashell craft. From church to long road trips, keep your kiddos busy with a quiet activity with this beach-themed "I Spy" bag by busybeekidscrafts.com.

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Seashell necklace craft

Seashell necklace craft | Sheknows.com

Kids love to make their own jewelry, especially when it comes to going to the beach to collect supplies. So get kids in a creative mood with this seashell necklace craft from crystalstinytreasures.com.

Seashell boat craft

Seashell boat craft | Sheknows.com

Set sail for fun these summer months with this seashell boat craft that also has an uplifting message aboard. Using collected shells and kid-friendly putty, turn clamshells into ships with christiangamesandcrafts.com.

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