Beach Towel Boogie
Have each child bring a beach towel and this is their spot for
doing different activities,
some were coloring, some were lacing fish, etc. Tell the children to
when the music starts they get up and dance. When it stops they go
back to doing
their activity. Put some Beach Boy (or other surfing type music on) and
Beach Ball Fun
Place two beach balls of
different sizes on a small blanket while several
children hold the sides of the blanket and make the beach balls move up
down like popcorn popping or roll them from side to side by moving their
Beach Ball Parachute Fun
beach we blew up 2 beach balls and used them on our parachute.
We would try to bounce them off. The children love this activity
and want to do it over and over. It is so simple, but a sure winner.
children roll the beach ball back and forth and all around the parachute.
Having Fun With Beach Ball
your children a beach ball to play with! Play catch!
Baby Gate Beach
you have a baby gate...use it as a volleyball net and play
beach ball in sandbox. That is, if your sandbox is
ten empty plastic two liter bottles to be used as bowling pins.
Assemble the bottles in a triangle, as you would the pins for a
bowling game. Have each child take a turn rolling a beach ball from
designated line in an attempt to knock down the pins. Give each child
two turns, if needed, and have him/her count how many pins he/she knocked
Roll The Beach
with the children and slowly roll a beach ball back and forth. For older
children, try rolling two or three beach balls at a time in a circle of
At the Beach
each child bring in a favorite beach towel to make this movement
activity seem more like a real day at the beach! Ask everyone to spread
their towels in a large open area. Then say, "It's a beautiful day
beach. Let's go swimming!" Have children pantomime running into the
and swimming through the water. Then invite them to head back to
to take a rest. Next say, "It's a beautiful day at the beach. Let's
Have the children stand up, bait their hooks, and cast their imaginary
lines out into the water. Of course, everyone will catch a giant
struggle to reel it in. After they take another rest on their beach
more suggestions for beach activities, such as jogging, surfing, or