If you’re looking for places to go with kids in Oceanside, look no further! Oceanside offers its locals and visitors eight beautiful family friendly beaches. Click here to help decide which beach is right for you.
Once you’ve decided on the perfect stretch of sand you may want to plan some fun family activities and beach games for you and your beachcombing family. These three activities and five games are sure to help your family have a memorable day in the sun.
3 Family Beach Activities
Have a contest to see who can gather the most driftwood, seashells or pebbles.
Build a Sand City
We’ve all had our practice building sand castles in the past, make it interesting by building a sand city instead.
Channel Your Inner Artist
Encourage creativity by drawing pictures in the sand or sculpting images out of seaweed and pebbles.
5 Beach Games
This game is great for the fitness enthusiast! Most beaches in Oceanside offer facilities to play beach volleyball. Click here to see which beach requires you to bring your own net and ball.
A beach paddle game where your objective is to “smash” the ball back and forth – keeping the ball from hitting the sand
Sharks & Minnows
The traditional game of tag gets an aquatic spin. Click here for rules.
An oldie but a goodie! This game is great because it’s inexpensive and easy to play.
A simple game where your objective is to get the bocce balls as close to your target as possible. Click here for rules.
What’s your favorite beach activity or game? Will you be trying any of these out on your next beach day in Oceanside?