What the shell?! Summer craft for kids.


Check out this fantastic summer activity to do with the kids!

These glittery shells with a tiny pearl are simply stunning. This easy beach-inspired craft is perfect for kids and adults to make together.

You can use these shiny shells as home decor, give them as gifts, leave them for someone to find as a random act of kindness, or even turn them into necklaces!

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  1. Spray the concave part of the shell shell adhesive spray.
  2. Sprinkle glitter evenly over the shell, ensuring full coverage. Allow it to dry completely. For an even sparklier effect, you can add a second layer of glitter if desired. Check for any missed spots and touch up as needed.
  3. Apply glue to the center of the shell and attach a small pearl.
  4. Once the glue is dry, use a small brush to apply a layer of Mod Podge over the shell to seal and protect your craft.
  5. Use hot glue to attach the shell to a tag.
  6. To add a fun touch, use shell-themed tags to write phrases or puns that complement the craft. Some suggestions:

Shell Puns:

  1. "Shell yeah!"
  2. "You’re the pearl to my shell."
  3. "Seas the day!"
  4. "I’m a shell-ebrity."
  5. "Have a shell of a time!"
  6. "You’re turtley awesome!"
  7. "Life’s a beach, find your wave."
  8. "Don’t be shellfish, share the love."
  9. "Seas the moment."
  10. "You’re one in a shell-ion."

Shell Quotes:

  1. "Let the sea set you free."
  2. "The ocean is calling, and I must go."
  3. "Salty air, sun-kissed hair, and seashells everywhere."
  4. "Beach more, worry less."
  5. "High tides and good vibes."
  6. "The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever." – Jacques Cousteau
  7. "Collect moments, not things."
  8. "Breathe in the ocean."
  9. "Good vibes happen on the tides."
  10. "Happiness comes in waves."

These fun and inspiring sayings will add an extra special touch to your beautiful glittery shells!

For more ideas: 
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