Whether you’re teaching your little one about underwater life or are just trying to introduce him to this exciting sea creature, this hammer head shark craft activity is a must try.
As always, you’ll need just a few supplies to get started on it, and you can offer your little one a fun learning experience while he’s at it.
Scroll down and keep reading to discover more about how to get started on this shark craft idea, along with some fun facts about hammer head sharks.
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Supplies Needed For This Shark Art Project
Just like others that are a part of my underwater animals craft series, this activity needs you to download a printable template and use just a few other basic supplies.
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Make This Shark Craft
Download the free hammerhead shark template.
Print the template using the colors listed on each pdf page or if you want to make something different, try any color you wish! You could make a bright pink shark if you wish!
Cut out sharks body, the tail and fins, 1 red mouth, 1 set of teeth and 2 eyes.
Assemble your shark craft and glue the pieces together.
Making A Watercolor Background For Your Hammer Head Shark Craft
Mount the shark on another piece of cardstock, paint a watercolor background or add to a Sealife display in the classroom. Make as many sharks as you please.
You can download the bubbles PDF too for added effects and have fun organising all the sea creatures available here on Craft, Play, Learn.
This is such a fun shark craft project and one shark craft preschool kids will love. We sure enjoyed creating our ocean display and you can too!
Try making a few Ocean creatures, the Hammer head shark, funky Angler fish and super cute seahorses! We have plenty of ocean creature templates for you to use.
Fun Facts About Hammer Head Sharks
Ready to download the free template and get started on this fun craft? Wait up! Also get your little one familiar with these fun facts about hammer head sharks.
- The shark gets its name by the unusual shape of its head, which resembles a hammer.
- Due to having such a head, the shark is able to find its prey much more efficiently.
- On an average, a hammer head shark can live up to 20-30 years.
- Hammer head sharks are usually 13-20 feet long.
- Hammer head sharks have one eye on each side of their head.
- A hammer head shark can see up and down at the same time.
Download Your Free Hammer Head Shark 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.