Draw concentric circles and numbers in the sand to set up a Skee Ball-like game. Toss shells, stones, or small toys into the circles to rack up points. Alternatively, hopscotch, tic-tac-toe, and hangman can all be played in the sand.
Fun Beach-Friendly Activities for the Whole Family
When children play we often just think they're having fun, but research has shown that the benefits of play extend far beyond that in early childhood. Such a key resource in understanding the effects and benefits of play on early childhood development.