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22 Tall and Bright Lighthouse Crafts for Sea Explorers

Immerse your little ones in the enchanting world of maritime adventures with lighthouse crafts that are both engaging and enjoyable.

These crafts will ignite their curiosity about marine life and inspire endless creativity involving sailors, hidden treasures, and captivating seascapes. Let your children’s artistic skills sail to new heights as they craft their very own lighthouses made from different materials and techniques.

Set up the sails because we’re about to embark on an unforgettable voyage.

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1. Cool Lighthouse Drawing

Cool Lighthouse Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

The red and white stripes of this lighthouse sketch from How to Draw for Kids make it undeniably a navigating tool.

This drawing stays true to actual lighthouses because most of them use bright colors to make them more visible to captains at sea.

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2. Epic Lighthouse Drawing

Epic Lighthouse Drawing
Photo Credit: I Heart Crafty Things

Check out this really cool and realistic sketch of a lighthouse courtesy of I Heart Crafty Things.

Drawing this can be a bit challenging at first but the feeling once it’s completed will be priceless.

Guide the kids throughout the process and use this tutorial for extra help.

3. Cute Lighthouse Drawing

Cute Lighthouse Drawing
Photo Credit: Pinterest

This lighthouse drawing from Pinterest even features a lone sailboat.

If you plan to draw other details such as rocks and sea to complete the lighthouse then this guide will be a nice choice.

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4. Lighthouse at Night Drawing

Lighthouse at Night Drawing
Photo Credit: Art Projects for Kids

Lighthouses have the important job to keep sea travelers safe all throughout the day (and night).

See the glorious lighthouse at work during nighttime through this drawing guide from Art Projects for Kids.

The word lighthouse starts with the letter L. More letter L crafts are listed here.

5. Simple Lighthouse Sketch

Simple Lighthouse Sketch
Photo Credit: Easy Drawings Net

One of the most distinguishable characteristics of lighthouses is their height.

Easy Drawings Net perfectly captured that in this huge lighthouse sketch.

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6. Paper Cup Lighthouse Craft

Paper Cup Lighthouse Craft
Photo Credit: Mas & Pas

All you need for this craft is a single paper cup and a whole lot of creativity.

Mas & Pas will show you how it’s done through the step-by-step tutorial on their website.

7. Pringles Lighthouse Craft

Pringles Lighthouse Craft
Photo Credit: Esselle Crafts

Here’s another reason to love Pringles.

This craft from Esselle Crafts main material is an empty can of our favorite snack.

It will be a great way to create art and teach kids about upcycling.

8. Hershey’s Lighthouse Craft

Hershey's Lighthouse Craft
Photo Credit: Alpha Mom

Make someone feel special by giving them this cute craft made by Alpha Mom.

Aside from the pretty lighthouse, they’ll also receive chocolate.

It’s a win-win for those who have a sweet tooth.

9. Paper Plate Lighthouse Project

Paper Plate Lighthouse Project
Photo Credit: Our Kid Things

This lighthouse activity from Our Kid Things will brighten up your child’s day.

From the lighthouse, beach waves, and sun, this project has got it all.

These peaceful and relaxing sunset drawings will be the perfect activity to end the day.

10. Cool Lighthouse Craft

Drawing Art Crafts Creations is here to give us another epic project that will be a hit for the kids.

Watch the full video tutorial to make the activity easier and more fun for them.

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11. Simple Lighthouse Craft

Simple Lighthouse Craft
Photo Credit: Little Hearts, Big Love

The kids will have a fantastic time recreating Little Hearts, Big Love‘s version of a lighthouse craft.

The working light at the top adds authenticity to the craft, too.

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12. Unique Lighthouse Craft

Unique Lighthouse Craft
Photo Credit: Project Kid

Wouldn’t it be cool to have a cute DIY lighthouse display at home?

Lucky for us Project Kid made this guide to make that dream into a reality.

Head on to their website to get the full tutorial.

13. Paper Lighthouse Craft

Paper Lighthouse Craft
Photo Credit: Tracy Lynn Crafts

Tracy Lynn Crafts’ lighthouse will be an incredible addition to the kid’s artwork collection.

It’s tall, beautiful, and captivating.

Beware: only light the candle with adult supervision or use a battery-operated candle instead.

14. Terra Cotta Lighthouse

Terra Cotta Lighthouse
Photo Credit: Woli Creations

Have your very own lighthouse in the backyard with the help of Woli Creations.

Combining terra cotta plants will create this one-of-a-kind craft that the kids will love.

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15. Anchor and Rope Drawing

Anchor and Rope Drawing
Photo Credit: Hello Artsy

Hello Artsy will be your child’s anchor in drawing this anchor.

They’ve provided an easy-to-follow tutorial made especially for kids to do and enjoy.

16. Massive Ship Drawing

Massive Ship Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

All aboard the ship!

Your child will feel like a captain navigating through the sea while doing this ship sketch from How to Draw for Kids.

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17. Awesome Pirate Drawing

The oceans aren’t just filled with water, marine animals, and ships.

Pirates can also be seen everywhere.

Take a look at this cool cartoon pirate drawing from Art for Kids Hub to add to the kid’s nautical-themed sketches.

18. Flying Seagull Drawing

Flying Seagull Drawing
Photo Credit: I Heart Crafty Things

Fly high and feel the sea breeze while drawing this seagull from I Heart Crafty Things.

This is a fantastic tutorial because it shows the bird in motion, too.

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19. Pirate Ship Drawing

Pirate Ship Drawing
Photo Credit: How to Draw for Kids

Get ideas on how to draw the most epic pirate ship ever with this tutorial from How to Draw for Kids.

Learn how to draw the skull flag, hulls, and chains in this guide.

20. Cute Flamingo Floatie

Floaties are important for safety in areas with deep waters.

Sketching this pretty flamingo from Art Land will be a fun and creative project for sea fanatics.

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21. Popsicle Stick Pirate Flag

Popsicle Stick Pirate Flag
Photo Credit: Glued to My Crafts Blog

Scare the bad guys away with this black and red skull flag craft from Glued to My Crafts Blog.

Grab a couple of popsicle sticks, glue, and a skull cutout and you’re child will be good to go.

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22. Nautical Ship DIY Craft

If you have an aspiring captain at home then this project from Tina Did It will be perfect for them.

Practice their steering skills one turn at a time with this cool DIY craft.

Sail Away With These Awesome Lighthouse Crafts

These lighthouse crafts will offer an incredible opportunity for kids to unleash their creativity and dive into a world of nautical wonders.

Through these projects, the kids will be able to explore the beauty of coastal landscapes, learn about the importance of lighthouses, and develop valuable artistic skills.

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