Bring a day at the beach to life through a poem, using our "At the Beach" planning sheet to help you. What can you see, smell, hear, taste, touch and feel?
Even a trip to the seaside can be an excuse to practice some simple skills, like counting and patterns. Here are just a few worksheets for now - more coming soon.
Going to the beach is everyone's favourite summer excursion! Kids can use our paper to write about their day at the beach with the family, to make up a story, or as a "what do you see in the picture" activity.
Younger children will enjoy practising their cutting skills by starting on the dot and working their way along the dotted lines to the beach ball. You could also use this printable for tracing practice.
The dots on this dot to dot beach ball are times table practice in disguise! Choose the table your child is learning below - from 2s to 10s.
Give the children some sorting practice from smallest to largest (or vice versa) with these colourful beach balls. You can laminate the beach balls to make them a bit stronger and for repeated use if you prefer...
Use our beach hut from for some summer writing or drawing projects. Design your own beach hut or write about a trip to the beach.
Use this fun colouring picture to spark the imagination for a story about a visit to the beach, or you could ask the kids to write about an actual visit.
Use our bucket and spade frame to record memories of a day at the seaside or to make plans for some building with sand. You could even use the frame as a colouring page. With four frames to choose from we are sure you can come up with many more uses.
Learning maths is fun when you're colouring in a picture too! Can the kids solve the simple sums (choose from two addition, two subtraction or two multiplication versions), then colour in the picture using the key to help them?
Join the dots on this beach bucket and practise your times tables at the same time! Choose from 2s to 10s below.
Kids can have fun counting and comparing the number of buckets and spades on this simple comparing numbers worksheet, which also asks them to fill in some sentences with comparison words.
Follow a day crabbing with a bit of writing practice. Our cute crab picture will make this crab finger tracing worksheet popular with young children.
Our crab handrwriting worksheet is a fun way to tie handwriting practice into a seaside theme this summer. Write the words and colour the crabs.
A colouring and writing activity in one! Use our crab story paper to tell a story or describe a visit to the seaside.
Can you complete this drawing of a crab using symmetry? An easier worksheet with a grid is also available. You could colour the crab in once you've finished!
Children will love practising their pencil control skills by tracing the pincers on our crab tracing page.
Get the crayons out and colour our cute crab and then trace over the dots. What a fun way to practice writing skills this summer!
You can choose from 4 versions of our donkey acrostic poem printable. With no need to rhyme acrostics are a fun introduction to poetry. The lines of the poem must begin with the letters D O N K E Y in turn.
Our donkey finger tracing is a fun way to get children practising early writing skills. You could also use it for phonics practise, using letter magnets to place over the printed letters, sounding out the word as you go.
Our donkey handwriting worksheet encourages children to practise forming different letter shapes. When they have finished writing there is a cute donkey to colour in.
For a story set on a farm or perhaps on a beach with donkey rides we have two versions of our donkey story paper with a cute illustration to inspire your children's creativity.
Specially for the younger children, print this donkey tracing page. Fill in the dotted lines and then colour in. To use more than once, laminate and then trace with dry wipe pens.
Practise pencil control by tracing the dotted letters on our donkey word tracing worksheet and then colour in the cute donkey picture.
Our ice cream counting printable is a fun way to help children practice their counting to 10. Print on to card, cut out the pieces and layer up the scoops on the ice cream cones to match the numbers.
Here's a fun summery way to practise recognition of upper and lower case letters. Print pages on to card and cut out the pieces, laminating to make them harder-wearing if you wish. Match the lower case letters on the ice cream scoops with the upper case letters on the cones.
Encourage reluctant writers by asking them to write about their favourite ice cream flavour on our ice cream story paper. You could encourage them to add a little more by thinking about the toppings and sauces that they like.
Summer means ice-cream, so we've produced an ice-cream cone writing frame for the kids to use to write about summer! Two versions available - lined and blank.
If your children are planners like mine they are already thinking about what sandcastles they are going to construct before we even go on holiday so our sandcastle frames would make a lovely way for them to record their plans.
Write about a prize-winning sandcastle and then colour in this fun story paper with a sandcastle border (which might give the children some hint about how to describe it).
Print out this sand castle story paper to get the kids writing creatively this summer! This story paper comes either lined or with handwriting lines.
What would happen if your sandcastle became real and life-sized? Use our story starter printable to complete the story.
Complete the sandcastle by copying one half to the other with this fun symmetry worksheet. This is quite a challenging symmetry drawing and the grid version will help younger children.
Here's a dot to dot with a times tables difference! Join up the dots to form a picture, but choose the times table your child is working on first.
Have you ever tried to hear the ocean in a seashell? This lovely story paper has lots of pretty shells to colour in, with lines underneath so that kids can write a story. There's also an easier version with handwriting lines.
What feelings, smells, sights and noises does the seaside conjur up for the kids? Think about them before you try writing an acrostic poem with the letters of SEASIDE to inspire you. Our printable makes the writing even more fun!
We all love a fun day at the seaside! Here is a list of eight seaside words to put into alphabetical order.
Here's the first of our counting worksheets with a seaside theme, with numbers up to 6. Count the objects and fill in the correct number in the box.
Count the pictures and write the number in the box. A fun seaside worksheet! Available in colour or black and white below.
Here's a fun counting worksheet for the kids with a seaside, summery theme. Count the objects and write the correct numbers in the boxes.
Children can cut out these pictures of a bucket, space, life-saver, sandcastle and beach ball - fun scissor skills practice!
There are lots of fun summer and seaside-themed cutting shapes on this page, perfect for children who are practising their scissor skills.
Help practise addition skills with a seaside theme! Roll two dice, add up the numbers and colour in the answer on the correct bucket and spade - you can time yourself against the clock, or play against a friend!
Learn to write the word "seaside" with our simple finger tracing worksheet, and colour in some seaside pictures too. Perfect for the summer holidays!
By the time they get to the end of this seaside handwriting worksheet and write the word on their own, your children will have had plenty of practice!
The kids can practise their timestables up to 12 with our seaside multiplication bump worksheets (see each printable worksheet for instructions).
Test children's understanding of patterns with this fun seaside-themed worksheet. Available in colour or black and white.
These seaside patterns tiles are designed to be used with our Seaside Patterns worksheets. Laminate the tiles and worksheet so that you can use over again if you wish.
Colour in the seaside pictures on this worksheet and then trace over the letters in the word "seaside".
Kids can practise their cutting skills with this fun sea shells cutting printable. We've provided dotted lines around each shape. Have fun sticking them somewhere or using them in a seaside display!
Sort these pretty shells by size from smallest to largest, or largest to smallest. Once you've had a few goes with these shells you could try sorting some real ones next time you go to a beach?
Our smiley starfish finger tracing page is a fun early literacy worksheet. Use as part of an 'under the sea' or seaside topic.
Use a seaside theme to make writing more fun this summer. Children can practise tracing letters and the then have a go at writing the word on our starfish handwriting worksheet.
Practise letter formation by tracing the letters to spell 'STARFISH' and then colour the cute starfish.
Here's a colourful summer size sorting activity, and if you laminate the pieces you can use them over and over again. Cut out the bright and cheerful pictures, laminate if you prefer, then ask the children to sort them onto the mats.
Practise sorting skills with this cheerful summer worksheet. Can the kids circle the biggest picture on each row, and draw a cross on the smallest?
Here's a slightly trickier summer size sorting worksheet. Can the children number the pictures in each row from 1 for the smallest to 5 for the biggest?
Print our simple sun safety activity sheet for home or classroom. Talk about how to stay safe in the hot sun during the summer. Now ask the kids to dress the kids with the appropriate clothes and accessories.
Use these swimming trunks as a drawing frame to design a pair of swimming trunks, or as a writing page to write about a swimming trip. As well as blank or lined you have a choice of colour or black and white.
Decorate one of the blank versions of our swimsuit frame to design your own swimsuit or use the lined versions for creative writing projects. Chose from coloured or black and white options of these very versitile printables.