22 Easy Seashell Drawings for Explorers

These easy seashell drawings will teach children how to create beautiful and unique artworks inspired by the natural beauty of seashells. We’ve gathered the prettiest, most unique, and most elegant seashells that kids will love.

Whether you’re looking for fun sea-themed activities for the kids in time for a trip, or just want to introduce them to the underwater world, this list will be great for you.

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Before We Proceed…

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1. Classic Shell Drawing

Classic Shell Drawing
Photo Credit: I Heart Crafty Things

You can’t miss out on this pretty seashell drawing from I Heart Crafty Things.

The great thing about this is that the process is repetitive. Once you’ve mastered drawing the petal-like shape, then drawing the whole thing will be a piece of cake.

2. Seashell Doodles

Watch this short clip from @faiiryliite to learn how to draw three different seashells in under 10 seconds.

It will be the perfect activity to entertain the kids while at the airport, bus stop, or school.

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3. Group of Seashells Sketch

Group of Seashells Sketch
Photo Credit: Hello Artsy

Can’t decide which seashell to draw first? Your child won’t have to make this tough decision thanks to this trio shell drawing by Hello Artsy.

Drawing these three shells will be a nice addition to their sketchbook.

4. Cute Seashell Drawing

This drawing from EasyPicturesToDraw shows that seashell sketches will look perfect with a touch of cuteness.

The best way to do that is by adding a smile and eyes to their drawing just like this one.

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5. Unique Seashell Drawing

Unique Seashell Drawing
Photo Credit: Easy Line Drawing

Add this unique seashell drawing from Easy Line Drawing.

It will stand out from the rest of their drawings because of how exquisite and one-of-a-kind it is.

6. Beautiful Seashell Drawing

Watch this video tutorial from Art for Kids Hub with the children and have fun recreating this beautiful seashell drawing.

From the outline of the shell to how to color it best, this video has everything you need to know the sketch an amazing seashell.

7. Cool Seashell Drawing

Cool Seashell Drawing
Photo Credit: Easy Drawing Guides

Level it up by trying out this drawing tutorial from Easy Drawing Guides.

They share the best tips on how to draw this realistic shell in nine doable steps for the kids.

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8. Epic Seashell Drawing

Unleash the creative and artistic side of the little ones with this awesome seashell drawing from @artist2674.

The video offers a unique take on how to draw these underwater gems that the kids will find delightful.

9. Shell Under the Sea Sketch

Shell Under the Sea Sketch
Photo Credit: Super Coloring

Capture the beauty of seashells in their natural habitat with this sketch from Super Coloring.

Aside from the pretty shell tutorial, the kids will also learn how to draw some aquatic plants and sand.

10. Colorful Seashell Drawing

Toys Kids found a way to make our drawings look even more fun and colorful.

Check out the full video tutorial to get the best techniques on how to draw this rainbow shell.

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11. Spiral Seashell Drawing

Spiral Seashell Drawing
Photo Credit: Easy Line Drawing

The ocean offers different kinds of beautiful shells that are yet to be known.

Adding this cool drawing from Easy Line Drawing will add variety to their collection and sketchbook.

12. Pink Seashell Drawing

Pink Seashell Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

Love everything and anything pink?

This adorable pink seashell from How to Draw for Kids will be a fantastic project.

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13. Beautiful Beach Scenery Drawing

Drawing this beautiful beach scene from Rongdhonu Art and Drawing with the kids will be a great way to spend the afternoon.

It’s relaxing and fun which makes this a great bonding activity with them.

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14. Ocean Waves Drawing

Ocean Waves Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

Ride the waves and create this epic sketch from How to Draw for Kids.

The kids will feel the ocean breeze while doing this project even if they’re at the beach, park, or at home.

15. Easy Shrimp Drawing

Your under the sea experience and drawing collection won’t be complete without this easy shrimp sketch from Sherry Drawings.

Check out the whole video to learn the step-by-step procedure on how to draw this little sea animal.

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16. Cute Fish Drawing

Cute Fish Drawing
Photo Credit: Freepik

The fishes in the oceans come in different sizes, shapes, and colors.

This multicolored fish drawing from Freepik comes in three colors— red, orange, and yellow.

The kids will love how fun and easy it is to draw this fish.

17. How to Draw a Seahorse

A seahorse is another beautiful aquatic animal that also looks unique so you can’t miss out on this drawing tutorial from Art for Kids Hub.

Get ideas on how to draw its trunk, snout, and head like a pro with this video guide.

18. Adorable Crab Drawing

Adorable Crab Drawing
Photo Credit: Love to Draw Things

Snippety snap! This crab came to say hi!

For fans of Sebastian from The Little Mermaid, Mr. Krabs from Spongebob, and Crab Princess from Adventure Time, this sketch from Love to Draw Things is a must-try.

19. Starfish Drawing

Want more activities that will foster your child’s creativity?

This sketch from HAPPY ART  will be a fantastic choice.

20. Sea Turtle Drawing

Sea Turtle Drawing
Photo Credit: Hello Artsy

One of the many endangered species in the ocean is sea turtles.

Doing this activity from Hello Artsy will not only teach the kids more about them but will also encourage an open discussion on how to protect the environment, especially the open seas.

21. Great White Shark Drawing

For your courageous child who fears nothing (even the terrifying great white sharks), this project from Art for Kids Hub will be a nice choice.

This video will be helpful in practicing how to draw their gills, fins, and tail.

22. Big Whale Drawing

Big Whale Drawing
Photo Credit: Freepik

Our last project from Freepik is here to make a huge splash.

Have a blast sketching one of the biggest marine mammals of all time with this guide.

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Easy Seashell Drawings

These easy seashell drawings will be a great opportunity for the kids to learn more about the ocean and the creatures that inhabit it.

Plus, they will also develop their artistic skills and expand their creativity along the way.

Seashell drawings are a wonderful way for kids to connect with nature and express themselves through art.

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