Fish are always a fascinating sight for children. Whether they observe them in a fish tank, in a pond, at an aquarium or at your local pet store, they always bring big smiles and amusement to kids. This is one reason why fish crafts are always a delight to create with children. My kids and I have enjoyed making a variety of different fish crafts over the years and today we are sharing some of our favorites with you. Check out 10 fun fish crafts for kids below.
10 Fun Fish Crafts for Kids
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It doesn’t get more simple than these colorful paper fish. All you need is a piece of cardstock, googly eyes and some sparkly sequins.
Have any old newspaper laying around the house? Use them to great this amazing mixed media fish collage. All of the different textures used makes this a great craft for elementary age children.
Here is a creative way to use colored pasta to create fish scales for this colorful cardboard fish craft.
Black paint creates a chalkboard finish to these paper plate fish and they are decorated with colorful chalk markers.
Buttons, buttons, who’s got the buttons? Buttons are a perfect addition to this simple fish aquarium craft!
Have any leftover cupcake liners laying around in your kitchen cupboards? Use them to create this cute cupcake liner fish craft.
Another fun way to use a paper plate to create a fun fish craft. This time the added dot stickers creates an awesome scales texture.
Fish cookie cutters and sponges are a perfect combination to create this unique fish collage craft. A perfect fish craft for toddlers and preschoolers.
This colorful fish craft pairs perfectly with the book Fish Eyes by Lois Ehlert. Kids will love using construction paper and dot stickers to create a unique, colorful fish.
Here is a clever way to upcycle plastic bottle caps into a pretty fish collage. Glitter glue makes these fish extra sparkly!
More Fun Fish Crafts:
Toddlers and preschoolers will have a blast decorating this puffy fish craft with dot markers and sequins.
This cupcake liner X-Ray Fish is a fun alphabet craft for the letter X in preschool.
Here’s a fun way to use colored goldfish for kids to practice patterns and counting.
We adore these paper fan fish craft from our friend at Red Ted Art.