Spend the day at the beach with your students without leaving your classroom! These 8 activity are more than enough to keep your students engaged in a beach themed day. You may even decide to stay an extra day or two so you'll have enough time for all the fun!
Beach Book Bingo, students read and collect words for their bingo card.
Sandcastle Building, without the sand! Use geometric shapes to create a sandcastle on paper.
Beach Volley Ball, blow up a beach ball and the fun begins. Students sit on their desks and try to keep the ball from touching the floor.
Sand Art, using sand paper and crayons, students create bright and colorful pictures.
Shark Bait! This fun game takes planning and logic if you don't want to get bitten by the shark.
Sandy Beach Pudding Cups, Yum! Students will love making this easy treat with pudding and vanilla wafers.
Surfboard Designer, The Sandy Beach Surfboard Company wants your students to design new surfboards. Writing descriptive paragraphs is included in this activity.
Scuba Adventure, Your kids will put on their masks then search the room for shells and sea creatures. The words on the cards will then be used for a challenging sentence writing activity.
Created by Debbie Crockett for Crockett's Classroom. Graphics by Scrappindoodles.com
A Day at the Beach by Debbie Crockett is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Crockett's Classroom is full of fun, creative and classroom tested lessons and activies that can be used with your students today. Most of the activities and lessons are aimed at a 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade classroom, but can be adapted for lower or higher grades.