If you’re introducing your little one to ocean and sea life, and have settled on clownfish, here’s just the perfect thing for you.
I’ve got you a simple and easy clownfish craft idea to get started on with your toddler, pretty much anytime considering how simple and effortless it really is. Along with it, I’ve also included some fun facts about this fish that you can teach your little one too- making it a fun learning experience overall.
So read on and get started!
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Supplies Needed For This Ocean Animals Craft
Ready to get started on this Finding Nemo fame clownfish craft? Here’s exactly what you’ll need.
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Make A Clownfish Art Project
Download the free clownfish template.
Print the template using the paper colors found your clown fish template or use a color of your choosing.
Cut out the Nemo fish body, add white stripes and 2 eyes to create your clown fish craft. Assemble all you’re pieces together and glue to create a fantastic golden nugget clown fish.
Make a watercolor background for your ocean fish craft by painting a blue sea of water using blue watercolor paint. Next print out bubbles if you’re looking for an extra effect or simply draw on bubbles using a black marker pen.
This is a super cute clown fish craft idea and you can make just one clown fish or a whole school of fish. Make it into a Disney themed craft by create Nemo or print and assemble different colored fish for a ocean themed classroom display
This is a simple and easy kids clownfish art project and one that can be used during an under the sea ocean study or a fun preschool art project!
Fun Facts About Clownfish
Ready to get started on this fun clownfish craft idea? Here are a few interesting facts about this fish that you can introduce your little one to.
- There are around 30 different kinds of clownfish.
- The average life span of clownfish is 6-8 years.
- All clownfish are born male, but when the dominant female of the group dies, the largest male turns itself into a female.
- The smallest clownfish is around 10 cm only.
- Clownfish can lay upto 1000 eggs at a time.
- Clownfish live in small groups called a ‘school.’
And as promised, here’s a link to get you to download the free clownfish template.
Download Your Free Clownfish 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.