Fish Craft for Kids

We’ve been featuring quite a few under the sea theme activities this month. If you haven’t seen these adorable Hooked on Daddy Father’s Day cards, you have to check them out. They are just too cute not to make for Dad this year! We also shared this fun way to upcycle a cereal box with these cereal box aquariums. So to keep with these fun fish craft ideas, we’re sharing this adorable fish craft for kids. This one is really simple and fun and you could turn it into a thank you card, birthday card or even just make it for fun!

Fish Card It's O-fish-al You're Awesome

Here are the supplies you’ll need to make this fun fish craft for kids

Fish Card Supplies

Steps to Make this Foam Fish Craft for Kids

1. Begin by downloading and printing the FISH template and cut out the template elements.

2. Trace the body of the fish and fin onto purple craft foam and set aside.

Fish Card Trace

3. Cut the stripes off the fish template. Trace stripes onto green craft foam and cut out. Set aside.

Fish Card Trace Green

4. Trace the seaweed onto green craft foam. Cut seaweed out and set aside.

Fish Seaweed

5. Glue seaweed onto white poster board or cardstock. Glue the body of the fish in the middle of the card slightly overlapping the seaweed.

Glue Fish to Card

6. Add the green stripes to the body of the fish.

Add Green Stripes

7. Glue the fin onto your fish.

Add Fin

8. Use a black marker to add detail to the fins.

Add Sharpie

9. Add a few more details:

  • Add a googly eye
  • Cut a small rosy cheek from pink craft foam and glue in place
  • Draw on a black smile or cut one from black craft foam and glue in place
  • Draw bubbles above your fish

Add Google Eye to Fish

10.  Now the fun part! Add a message with marker or print a message and glue onto your card.

Fish Card Craft for Kids

Want more fun fish crafts? Check out these other fun fish crafts for kids!

This cereal box aquarium is such a fun way to transform a cereal box!

Cereal Box Aquarium

This Hooked on Daddy fish handprint card is too cute! It’s such a nice keepsake for Father’s Day or even for a birthday card.

Fish Handprint Card

And for a really creative activity, try this complete the animals fish craft! You can complete the fish using different materials like tin foil and paint.

Fish with Foil Craft

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