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Beach Bucket Adventure Kit + Summer Printables


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Get your kids even more excited about their next trip to the beach with this fun Beach Bucket Adventure Kit!

Beach bucket adventure kit free printables
My family just got back from a family trip to Florida that was SO.MUCH.FUN. We drove over 16 hours each way to get there (insert crazy face here) but I was fully prepared with plenty of treats and toys to keep my son excited.

One of the ideas I came up with to give him was this Beach Bucket Adventure Kit, full of fun things to do once we (finally!) got to the shore. I shopped the Target Dollar Aisle for all of this so the whole thing was less than $10.

I’ll show you all that I included so you can recreate this idea for your kids, AND I’ll include the free printables I used so you can grab them too!

beach bum bucket adventure

Beach Bucket Adventure Kit


  • a beach bucket
  • sand toys – shovel, rake, items to decorate sand castles etc.
  • free printable activities (download below)
  • crayons or pencils (to use with the printables)


  • I laminated my printables to make them more durable and reusable, but if you plan to use them once and toss them, regular paper or cardstock will work just fine!
  • I included some fun little wooden props I found at JoAnn’s to decorate our sand castles – wood pennants, sea creatures, peg people etc.


  1. Fill your bucket with all the fun items listed above.
  2. Head to the beach and have fun!!!

Beach bum bucket kit printables

Beach Bucket Adventure Kit Printables

Click the links below to download our free printables: 

beach bum adventure kit label

20 things to do with a beach ball

tally chart

beach towel design green

beach towel design pink

sea shore scavenger hunt

Please note: All the printables published on Somewhat Simple are for personal use only. They may not be sold, mass-printed or claimed to be your own. If you have questions about this or need us to make an exception, please email us – we are super nice! ( 

Beach bum bucket kit gift idea

We hope you have so much fun on your next trip to the beach!

Have a great summer!!!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Abbey is the creative mom and blogger from The Cards We Drew. She was a contributor on the Somewhat Simple Creative Team in 2013 where she shared creative seasonal ideas each and every month!

This post originally published on Somewhat Simple in May 2013. It was updated with new printables in July 2016. 

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