For those grown-ups, beaches are great for sun-bathing, surfing, and swimming, but for children it is more than that. For kids it is a different world altogether. On the beaches, they have all the freedom to use their creativity and to improve the spectrum of the thinking. Here, they can dance, sing, play, dive, surf and do a hundreds million activities.
- Treasure Hunt
This is one of the most loved games for kids. This game can be altered in a variety of ways. They could then ask the kids to guess what’s there under every identifier. By way of example, if they have put a Kids Jewellery Box under the sand they can place a bangle over it. The content at the top is going to be a hint to what is below the sand.
- Beach Bowling
They can play this game in groups as well, where they can keep rotating the characters of bowling, creating pins etc..
- Beach Funny Faces
The best way to play the sand is to show your creativity. It is possible to draw numerous funny faces on the shore. While creating these faces, kids can play a game where they will speak to one another by making only faces and not speaking. Who knows? We might get back a totally new set of emoticons devised by these little geniuses.
You only require a stick and few pebbles, which you can get easily. Place the stick in the middle in an upright position and place the pebbles around it equidistant from one another in a circle. While chilling out and playing, children will observe and learn how the movement of the sun is related to our time system.
Let the kids understand how a certain object can absorb so much of water and become heavy. When someone catches the sponge, they will be splashed with water.
- Balloon Fish
Sitting on the sea-shore, an individual can easily find a couple of fishes closer to shore. Parents can show kids some fishes in the sea, and can ask the children to draw the faces of the fishes which they saw close to the shore on the balloons. They can then fill balloons with water and will be happy to find the inflating of the humane bat removal. This will make them understand how things inflate in real world.
- Passing the Water
This game is played with more than 1 player. The more people, the more interesting this game will become. The main idea behind this game is to pass the water from 1 player’s glass, into the glass of the man who is standing right behind him. They can make themselves stand in any way. They can either stand one after the other in a straight queue or they can even form a circle.
The aim is to save the balloons from bursting.
- Hide and Seek Castles
First, the kids will have to prepare several castles from sand and will need to name them individually. After the game will move, one of the kids are going to become the finder and rest all will attempt to hide behind the castle. The Finder will then guess who’s behind each castle.
- Playing with Alphabets/Numbers
The beach can be treated as a large notebook for beginners who have just begun learning the alphabet, and numbers. We can help them learn the shapes of different letters and numbers by making them draw the figures on the beach. The moment the sea will erase these drawings, it’ll be fun for children to re-draw themand this will enable them to practice.
Kids can prepare a tiny beach-tent out of the bed-sheet, sticks, and some medium-sized pebbles. Sleeping in tents in jungles has always been fun for individuals in any age category, but one can’t take kids into jungle. To make the children feel like they’re in the jungle, parents can decorate their tents in hut-like fashion, and place some bushes around the tent.
One of the favorite games for all age groups, this may be played by using a simple item, such as rope, and involves a good deal of teamwork. The kids are going to learn how to create strategies to overcome their opponents. Though this game symbolizes strength, great strategies will often prevail. Parents may include themselves in this activity to keep the game moving, as most of the time, children will not be able to live in this game for more than few seconds.
The young Sherlock-Holmes can get hands-on expertise searching for different kinds of shells. The man who gets the most shells will be the winner.
Here, parents can help their kids identify the sound and rhythm of sea-waves, and how they relate to the sounds that musical instruments create. However, this activity will require quietness and an isolated beach, but the attempt to locate one will definitely pay-off.
- Mom’s Bucket
This game can be obtained as a war between the moms that have brought their children to the beach. The moms need to hold the buckets 10-15 meters from the shore, and the children are going to bring water from the coast to fill the bucket. Whoever fills up it first will be the winner. Here, one can utilize the timing of the waves to decrease the distance travelled to fill the bucket up quickly.