Mint Juleps 'n Muddin': Ideas to Make Your Trip to the Beach Fun & Carefree

Love these ideas for quickly being ready for summer pool or beach fun.

Beach essentials (tips)

Beach Tip! Bring baby powder with you on your next trip to the beach. #BeachTip #Beach

beach tic tac toe game + 10 fun activities for families to enjoy at the beach

Wrap Your Phone in Cling Wrap to Keep Sand Out When at the Beach || Maybe even better - the press & seal variety of plastic wrap...

Mint Juleps 'n Muddin': Ideas to Make Your Trip to the Beach Fun & Carefree

Here are a few tips for the beach...which snacks you can bring, and which won't last.

How to make a hand or footprint souvenir at the beach...need to remember this one! ♥

Thrasher's French Fries...Ocean City, MD

Tips For a Great Day at the Beach With Kids | Burlap & Denim - Click image to find more DIY & Crafts Pinterest pins

Beach tips

Hold down your towel at the beach with a bag of sand....just dump out the sand when you leave and rinse the bag and save with your beach toys or umbrella


The sand-less beach mat. Sand falls through but can't come up.

Leave Your Mark at the Shore: "Before a trip to the beach, my kids and I hot-glued double layers of foam letters, numbers, and shapes to the bottom of their flip-flops so that theyd leave fun prints when they walked in the sand. Just remember that the prints will be a mirror image, so arrange the letters backward." --FamilyFun reader Michelle Greene from Godley, TX

52 Fun Things to Do at the Beach - 52 suggestions on how to have fun in the sun, this deck is perfect whether you're taking the kids to the ocean or building sand castles at the lake. With instructions for making sand dough, casting shadow monsters, and sculpting sand portraits, offers creative ways to play. So let the kids loose while you laze in the sun, or join them for a game of bubble blowout. $3.58 SEE DETAILS:

Fun photo idea at the beach!! So doing this when we go to Daytona in Florida!

The Red Balloon: Scavenger Hunt at the the idea of an activity "busy bag" for each kid, age appropriate. Bring it out at the beach only as a surprise!