It’s time to dive deep into the sea and have fun learning about the different animals that live in there mommas! Introducing your toddler to ocean and sea creatures can be a lot of fun, and you can take it up a notch with this colorful seahorse craft idea!
This project is super simple, and hardly needs any supervision from your end. All you need is a few supplies, a little time to help your toddler, and that’s it.
So what are you waiting for? Keep scrolling down, give it a good read, and just get started.
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Supplies Needed For This Puffer Fish Craft
If you’ve been stocking up on art and craft supplies for your toddler’s activities, you probably already have these ready! Here’s what you need to get started on this craft.
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Create This Seahorse Painting And Craft Idea
Begin by downloading your Seahorse template.
Print and cut out your free seahorse printable using the suggested colors on the PDF. You can choose different colors if you please, this is totally up to you. We went with purple, blue and yellow.
Once your pieces are ready, assemble your Seahorse craft and glue together.
Now this is a super easy Seahorse craft idea and the template makes it simple. You may want to make just a few Seahorse with the kids or get creative and make a whole set of seahorses for an ocean display. This would make a great under the sea activity for preschool kids.
Create a watercolor background for your completed seahorse craft or mount onto cardstock. Painting is a fun activity for the little ones and can make this ocean craft project last a little longer.
Ensure you add some bubbles. We have a bubble PDF available but you can draw these freehand if required.
Have fun making this super cute cartoon Seahorse and don’t forget to share your creations with us! We’s love to see them!
Fun Facts About Seahorses
Team up this craft activity with some fun facts about seahorses, and make it an even more educative experience for your toddler. And of course, some good ocean themed books always help.
- A seahorse is actually a fish
- They move their fins very quickly, but they are not fast swimmers.
- There are 50 different types of seahorses.
- Most fish do not have necks, but seahorses do.
- Seahorses use their tails to hold objects.
- They have a very powerful eyesight
- They prefer to live alone, not in schools as other fish do.
- Many seahorses change their color to hide from predators.
Download Your Free Seahorse Template Here
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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.