Great Homeschooling Links: The Beach Edition

Jellyfish we caught at the beach

Our family loves the beach, and this year we plan on spending a lot of time there. So in honor of our love for the beach, this week’s link list is all about the beach and the ocean.

Paper OctopusCraft Day
I love this cute little fellow!

Paper Bowl JellyfishFirst Palette
As you can tell from the above picture, jellyfish are favorites in our house. I love this craft idea.

Ocean CraftsTotally Tots
A list of craft projects that all have an ocean theme.

Sea Urchins The Crafty Classroom
Spiky sea urchins made our of modeling clay and toothpicks.

Ocean Fact Sheets – Learning Pages
Fact sheets about the different animals that live in the ocean.

Beach Activities Playing House
Montessori type activities that go along with a beach / ocean theme.

Ocean Sensory Bin 1+1+1=1
We love our sensory bins, they can entertain the two year old for hours. Another good idea for a beach themed sensory bin is sand, toy shovels and sea shells.

Salt Water Science  ExperimentBrilliant Beginnings
What happens when you put an egg in salt water?

When not playing at the beach, Cara, can be found on her blog Peanuts are Evil or photography blog / website Cara Jouglard Photography.

Angie Kauffman
Angie, a domestically challenged nerd and mom of three very fun kids, is the founder of Real Life at Home.  Angie also listens to music every chance she gets, writes eBookspodcastsloves Pinterestdocuments the little moments in life on Instagram, and occasionally sleeps.