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Writing in the Sand- Ocean theme

When I saw this sand activity on Miss Rica’s Kindergarten website, I knew I had to find a way to incorporate it into the Ocean Week Theme. I mean, it was crazy cute and I knew our little monsters would love it!


  • sand
  • plate or bucket
  • sea shell printable cards

Spread a thin layer of sand out on the plate or in the bucket. Print off the sea shell cards and write letters, numbers or sight words (or even shapes!) on the card. Have your child pick a card and draw the object in the sand.


Don’t have time  to gather and prep activities for your toddler or preschooler but still want to teach them through play? Go purchase a M is for Monster box and have the hard work done for you!