Ocean Felt Busy Box

Our monthly Activities Blog Hop is happening today and our theme is Ocean! I made this ocean busy box with a lunch box and felt ocean pictures to take along on trips. It is no sew too which makes it real easy to make!

ocean busy box

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Like I mentioned, I used a lunch box(almost like THIS one), a blue one, with Felt to make this travel felt busy box. It is the perfect size, small and compact, but with enough space to play!
lunch box

I cut a dark blue piece to fit snuggly into the lid(I did not glue it down for if I want to change up the colours for another type of felt busy box in the future):
felt busy box

Then I cut light brown for sand/rocks and dark green for sea weed/plants:

sand,rocks,plants

Some sea creatures were cut from different colours felt and googly eyes added(or you could buy ready made ones like THESE):
felt sea creatures

All the felt pieces are loose so that my kids can arrange it as they wish. Stories can be told and pretend play will happen, oh the possibilities!

A perfect busy box idea for traveling or whenever you need something to occupy kiddies!

Grab this Ebook with 14 ideas PLUS templates!

Busy Box Ideas book

Do check out this Garden Themed Felt Busy Box, Doll Dressing and Shape Robot too!
And the latest one: Ice Cream Sundae

  ice cream  

Remember to check out these awesome ocean themed activities:

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

Odd and Even Number Fishing // Adventures of Adam

Ocean Animal Beginning Sound Clip Cards // The Letters of Literacy

Ocean Counting Mats // Mom Inspired Life

Ocean Felt Busy Box // Teach Me Mommy

Free Ocean Flip Books for All Ages // Simple Learning Kids

Shark Roll and Cover Game // Playdough to Plato

Octonauts Hermit Reef Oil Spill // Tuff Spot Play

Write and Wipe Addition Cards // The STEM Laboratory

DIY Ocean Counting Clip Cards // Life Over Cs

Color Word Clip Cards // The Simplified Classroom

Ocean Sensory Bottle // The Pleasantest Thing

Subitising Fish Game // Fairy Poppins

Salt Water Experiment | Ocean Science for Kids // Science Kiddo

Diving Fish Science Experiment // Schooling a Monkey

Ocean Animal Count and Clip Cards // The Kindergarten Connection

Five Little Fishies Song and Counting Printables // Stay at Home Educator

Ocean I Spy Printable // Powerful Mothering

Color Matching Fish Puzzles // Modern Preschool

Ocean Sensory Bin // Play & Learn Everyday

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