Teaching your little one more about plant and animal life can be a fun experience, but as a mom, you know you’ve got to keep it interesting and fun. And that’s exactly why I’ve got you a fun ocean art project to get started on.
This Angler fish craft project can help you take your kid’s learning experience up a notch and can keep the kids interested and hooked. You can even learn some valuable and fun facts about ocean creatures while you’re at it.
Ready to get started? Scroll down to discover everything you’ll need, and detailed step by step instructions for this simple and fun fish craft.
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Supplies Needed For This Angler Fish Painting And Craft
If your little ones are fond of painting and craft activities, you probably already have all of these supplies at your home or in the preschool setting! So you’ll be ready to get started right away!
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Make An Angler Fish Craft
Begin by downloading your printable Angler Fish template.
Next cut out the pieces and begin to assemble your Angler fish craft.
This is a fantastic and fun fish craft to make with the kiddos and they will love the cute factor and the sharp teeth on this Angler fish art project.
Create An Ocean Themed Classroom Display
You may want to make a whole heaps of Angler fish as a classroom display. This is a great ocean craft for kids and you can easily transform this fish craft into a beautiful collection of ocean and sealife creatures.
Grab a background sheet and paint a blue watercolor background, add some bubbles and maybe some star fish and you’re good to go!
I love this funky Angler fish craft. The Angler fish template is really easy to use and you can choose any color you like!
We went with yellow and purple. What color Angler fish will you choose?
Fun Facts About Angler Fish
Getting your little one to learn is so much more than just sitting down with a book right? And if you’re planning to get started on this craft activity, you can also consider teaming it up with these interesting little facts.
- Angler fish females are larger than males.
- They live upto 20 years.
- They are also sometimes called the common black devil.
- Some angler fish live in the deeper surfaces of the ocean.
- They are usually dark brown in color, and look dangerous.
- Angler fish have a huge head, and of course, huge mouths.
Download Your Free Angler Fish Template Here
You can also get the bubbles template by clicking this link! And if you’re on the hunt for some more related fun sea and ocean themed crafts for kids, here’s a quick list of some of my favorites.
Don’t forget to check out more ocean themed crafts here on Craft, Play Learn! We have plenty to choose from and I’m sure you will love them!
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.