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beach bodies kids art on beach


If you liked making bright bodies with paint on paper, why not try creating your own beach bodies next time you're at the seaside? It's a fun way to explore natural materials found on the beach and, best of all, doesn't cost anything.

Time: 30 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Collection of beach debris on a sandy beach

Method
Explore the beach and gather a selection of beach debris such as stones, sticks, shells, seaweed and seed pods. Look for different colours and textures.



beach bodies kids art on beach
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Find a smooth area of damp sand
Lie down in the sand and get someone to draw an outline around you
Stand up carefully to reveal your body outline



beach bodies kids art on beach
Ready to decorate


Now decorate your body outline with your collection of natural material. Try adding a face, hair and clothes



beach bodies kids art on beach




beach bodies face made from shells driftwood seaweed in sand




beach bodies face made from shells driftwood seaweed in sand


You can smooth out any footprint marks around your picture when you are finished and take a photo to bring your artwork home.

Why not create a whole family?

Please upload a picture of your creation via the comments section. We'd love to see it!

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