Animals Crafts for Kids Ocean

Paper Plate Weaving Fish Craft with Printable Template

Kids of all ages will love this super cute and creative fish craft! This takes the classic paper plate fish to the next level by using yarn to weave the under the sea or tank into the craft to help improve fine motor skills. Then print and color the fish printables and add them into the aquarium craft.  This fish art and craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too!

Kids of all ages will love this super cute and creative fish craft! This takes the classic paper plate fish to the next level by using yarn to weave the under the sea or tank into the craft to help improve fine motor skills. Then print and color the fish printables and add them into the aquarium craft.  This fish art and craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! 

Fish Craft

Design your own aquarium craft with this really cool paper plate aquarium project for kids of all ages! This fish craft for kids helps kids improve fine motor skills while creating a really cool Aquarium Craft for Kindergarten! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler Рthis paper plate fish craft is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students.

Paper Plate Fish

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> _________ <<. The fish printable templatepdf file will open in a new window for you to save your freebie. Now print off  the pages. This pack is fully black and white, which will help with printing costs.

paper plate fish

Fish Craft for Kids

All you need are a few simple supplies to make this project:

  • printed fish template (below)
  • white or blue paper plate
  • scissors
  • blue yarn
  • hole punch
  • crayons, markers, or colored pencils

paper plate craft

Paper Fish Craft

Carefully use scissors to cut the insdie of the paper plate out leaving a 2-3″ border.

yarn craft for kids

Paper Plate Fish Craft

Use a hole punch to make punches ever 2 inhes or so around the inner circle. Now grab yarn and start weaving backand forth. You can use a plastic tapestry needle or without. This is such a great fine motor activity that is FUN too.

Fish Craft for Kids

Fish Art and Craft

Continue sewing the yarn back and forth until you have a pretty full tank. You want your aquarium to be mostly blue but with some light to see the cool effect.

HINT: We used two different colors of blue yarn to get more dimmension.

Fish Art and Craft

Aquarium Craft

If you haven’t done so already, print the fish printable template below. Use crayons, markers or colored pencils to colour the fish any color you like. Carefully cut the fish out.

Fish Crafts for Toddlers

Paper Plate Aquarium

Now slide the fish into the aquarium.

Paper Plate Aquarium

Fish Crafts for Toddlers

There are so many options for this craft! You can:

  • set your printer to print at 75% to makethe fish smaller to get more in your aquarium
  • use a larger plate
  • use a colored plate
  • decorate your fish bowl
  • paint your fish bowl
  • cut the top part off the aquarium to make it a u shape bowl
  • the possibilities are endless

Fish Craft for Preschoolers

Fish Craft for Preschoolers

This is such a cute craft with endless possibilities. Plus I love that it is great for strengthening fine motor skills, super cute, and all while being totally doable for young children.

Kids of all ages will love this super cute and creative fish craft! This takes the classic paper plate fish to the next level by using yarn to weave the under the sea or tank into the craft to help improve fine motor skills. Then print and color the fish printables and add them into the aquarium craft.  This fish art and craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! 

Aquarium Craft for Kindergarten

Use these to celebrate National Fish Day on December 18th, f is for fish, o is for ocean, cute fish craft for an ocean theme, along with Pout Pout Fish book, and so many other fun days!

Ocean Color by Number - super cute and free printable ocean theme color by code worksheets for kids to practice number recognition! Perfect for preschool and kindergarten age kids #colorbynumber #mathworksheets #kindergarten ocean crafts octopus-color-matching-craft-preschool-kindergarten lobster craft

Ocean Activities for Kids

Looking for more ocean activities for kids? You will love these clever, free resources and ideas:

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Ocean Theme

sand volcano summer science experiment and beach activity for kids beach i spy worksheets The summer is the perfect time for sneaking in some fun summer science experiments while having an outrageously fun time with a summer activity for kids! In this density tower, children will learn about the layers of the ocean as they make a simple beach science experiment. This beach theme preschool activities is perfect for pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too.  You will love this clever ocean themed science experiments that is a cool twist on the classic density experiment for kids out there. beach worksheets

Beach Theme

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Pool Noodle Race TrackHomemade Foosball Table sidewalk chalk paint Looking for a cute, cheerful sun craft to make this summer? These sun craft ideas are a great way to celebrate the warm sun that makes summer days so cheery while having fun making a craft that strengthen hands and motor skills too. Try one of these sun arts and crafts with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade and 3rd graders. You will love that this summer craft for preschoolers uses cute hole punches for a unique depth and puffy paint for a bold look.

Kids Activities

Looking for more fun kids activities and other ideas to keep kids engaged, learning, and having fun? Check out these:

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Things to Do with Kids

 

Fish Printables

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites www.123homeschool4me.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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