Boats and Ships Printables and Crafts

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I love doing a transportation theme with my little ones. They are so fascinated with vehicles that move and enjoy playing and learning about them. Summer time is the perfect time to do a fun, hands-on water transportation theme. 

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If you are spending a lot of time around water on vacation this summer your little ones will be sure to see lots of boats and ships. Maybe they will even get a chance to go out on one on a fishing or snorkeling trip!

Here are some fun printables to help your children learn about boats and ships:

Boat Matching GamePreschool Mom
Look at the Boats! Printable Boat Book Krista Wilson
Boat Cutting
Row Your Boat Color by Number WorksheetISL Collective
Boating Safety with Kids and FREE Boating Scavenger HuntThe Resourceful Mama

Coloring Pages:
Boat Printable Worksheet
from First School
Ocean Liner
Steamboat Riverboat

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Crafts and Hands -on Activities:
Make a boat experiment from Pre-Kinders
Make a juice box pirate ship from Making Learning Fun
How to make a toy boat from junkNurture Store
Printable Tug Boat CraftLearn Create Love

Tugboat Craft
Paper Plate Boat SceneCraftulate

Paper Plate Boat Scene - a fun craft for kids with movable boat

Create your own soap boat and race itI Heart Nap Time

Here are some fun books on boats and ships that are perfect for this theme:

Boats (Picture Puffins)Boats (Picture Puffins)Boat BookBoat BookRichard Scarry's Boats (Richard Scarry's Busy World)Richard Scarry’s Boats (Richard Scarry’s Busy World)Boats: Fast & SlowBoats: Fast & SlowScuffy the Tugboat and His Adventures Down the RiverScuffy the Tugboat and His Adventures Down the RiverSheep on a Ship board bookSheep on a Ship board bookSuper Submarines (Amazing Machines)Super Submarines (Amazing Machines)Peter the Cruise ShipPeter the Cruise ShipBusy Boats (Amazing Machines)Busy Boats (Amazing Machines)The Boat Alphabet BookThe Boat Alphabet BookShip ShapesShip Shapes


Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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