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Beach Blanket Place Cards Craft

Beach blanket place cards are a fun way to assign seating at any big event, be it a baby shower, wedding, or summer barbecue. Materials: read more

Beach Cast

Beach Cast Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Pie tin or other small container Small shovel Wet sand Seashells, driftwood, and other medium-sized beach items Plaster of paris Water This is a wonderful way for your child to preserve memories. Beach casts also make great gifts. read more

Beach Obstacle Course

Beach Obstacle Course Activity for an individual child or group Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Small plastic beach shovel A stick All you need is a shovel and a stick to create a fun beach activity for your child. read more

Beach Theme Baby Shower Ideas

Who doesn't love a relaxing beach vacation with sun, surf, and tropical food? Even if you live in the suburbs, you can turn your backyard into a seaside resort with the right decor, activities, music, and food. Make the mama-to-be feel like she's the guest of honor on a dream vacation with these beach themed baby shower ideas. read more

Beach Towels

Beach Towels Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Fabric paints in a variety of colors Pie tins (one for each color) Sponges Scissors Large light-colored towel Here is a chance to let your child show his creativity and create something that he will enjoy using. read more

Best Family-Friendly Beaches in the U.S.

Has this happened to you? You pack up the kids and drive for hours to the beach, only to be surrounded by college students, drinking, and crowded shorelines. Don't let this happen to you and your family. The next time you're planning a beach vacation with the kiddos, try one of these top family-friendly beaches around the country. read more

The 10 Best Beach-Themed Crafts and Activities

Sand, seashells, and stones can provide hours of family fun both on the beach and at home. Get some ideas for beach-related activities, games, and crafts to try with kids of any age. read more

Top Family-Friendly Beach Destinations

Are you looking for the perfect beach destination for your family this summer? Check out this list of top family-friendly beaches throughout the country, and start planning your next vacation! read more