If you’re introducing your little one to ocean and sea animals, swordfish may have popped up in your mind. These scary sea creatures are definitely worth learning more about, and what could be better than a themed craft activity to do that?
Keep reading to discover a super easy swordfish craft project that you can get started on with your little one, with just a few supplies.
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Supplies Needed For This Swordfish Craft
As always, here’s the super short list of supplies you need to get started on this awesome craft idea.
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Create This Swordfish Art Project
Download the free swordfish template.
Print the swordfish template using white for the eyes, red for the body, green and yellow for the tail and face. This is optional, you could choose other colors if you please.
Cut out the swordfish pieces including the long sword fish nose, the fins and the eyes. Begin to assemble your Swordfish and glue the pieced together.
You can add your swordfish craft onto another piece of cardstock or hang him onto an ocean themed classroom display.
This is a great fun under the sea craft idea and I can imagine making a whole ton of super cute colored rainbow swordfish!
How To Create A Watercolor Background For Your Ocean Animal Crafts
You can make a watercolor background for your Swordfish art project. Simply grab some paper and paint it using your ocean colored blue paint.
Leave your blue watercolor background to dry and once ready, mount your fish and sea creatures to the paper.
Print and cut out some bubbles to create a extra effect of simply grab a black pen to draw some bubbles onto your scene.
So what do you think? I think this is a super cute and easy ocean craft for kids and it’s one the little ones can enjoy on a wet and rainy morning. You don’t have to stick to the classroom though. You could make this fantastic swordfish craft in the home and even find a book about ocean creatures to extend your child’s interest in the topic.
Enjoy this swordfish cartoon art and have fun creating your own swordfish craft! It’s super fun and easy!
Fun Facts About Swordfish
Team up this easy ocean themed craft for kids with these fun facts about swordfish to take it up a notch!
- Swordfish are one of the largest fishes that live in oceans.
- They have a long and flat bill that is very sharp, which they use to slice their prey in half.
- They can swim very fast.
- Female swordfish are larger than male swordfish.
- Most swordfish tend to swim alone- not together with other fishes.
- They eat mostly at night.
Download Your Free Swordfish 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.