Harp Seal Ocean Craft For Kids

Toddlers need to learn more about the life around them, and ocean animals are one such area most mommas want their kids to explore. Here’s picking an interesting themed animal activity around just that a harp seal ocean craft for kids.

Go ahead and give it a try and let your kiddo explore the fascinating world of ocean animals.

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What Is A Harp Seal?

Also known as the ear-less seal, the Harp seal is a kind of seal that spends most of its time in the chilly waters of the North Atlantic and the Arctic ocean.

Harp Seal Facts

Teaming up this fun project with some facts about the harp seal can make it an educative experience.

  • Harp seal mothers are able to identify their little ones by their smell.
  • These seals eat sea creatures like shrimps and fish.
  • They spend most of their time in the ocean, but hunt for large sheets of ice to protect their young ones.
  • They are highly social and spend a lot of time communicating with other seals.
  • These seals have a thick layer of fat on their body which helps provide them energy when food is short in supply.
  • They have a life span of around 30 years.
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You’ll need just a handful of supplies for this harp seal ocean craft for kids, and you probably already have them at home.

Supplies Needed For This Harp Seal Paper Craft

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How To Create This Harp Seal Craft

This ocean craft project is super easy to get started on. Begin by downloading and printing out the free printable.

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Cut the pieces of the seal and set them aside.

Hand over a glue stick to your kiddo and ask him to paste together the different pieces. You can use an image of the finished seal as a reference to help him out.

And that’s it! It is that simple.

Tips For Helping Children Paint Watercolor Backgrounds

You can also get your kiddo to make the project even more fun by allowing him to explore his artistic side using a simple watercolor background which he could paint out using his choice of paints.

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Ready to give this fun project a shot? Start by downloading the free printable.

Download Your Free Harp Seal Craft Template

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Harp Seal Ocean Craft For Kids

harp seal craft for kids

This is a tutorial on how to make a harp seal ocean craft.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Printer
  • Colored Stock Card
  • Glue
  • Black Marker Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paintbrush
  • Watercolor Paints

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    This ocean craft project is super easy to get started on. Begin by downloading and printing out the free printable.

    Cut the pieces of the seal and set them aside.

    Hand over a glue stick to your kiddo and ask him to paste together the different pieces. You can use an image of the finished seal as a reference to help him out.

    And that’s it! It is that simple.

    TIPS FOR HELPING CHILDREN PAINT WATERCOLOR BACKGROUNDS

    You can also get your kiddo to make the project even more fun by allowing him to explore his artistic side using a simple watercolor background which he could paint out using his choice of paints.

    Ready to give this fun project a shot? Start by downloading the free printable.

If your toddler loved discovering and working on this ocean themed craft project, here are a few others you might want to get him to try out.

Amazing Ocean Animal Crafts For Kids

Colorful Seahorse Craft For Preschool Kids

Easy Kids Clam Shell Ocean Craft

Kids Seagull Art And Craft Project

Octopus Craft Ideas For Kids

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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.

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