This super cute fish art and craft idea is really fun and simple to make with the kids. You’ll love painting and making these fun wooden egg fish creations with the little ones at home or in the preschool setting.
This tutorial comes with a free downloadable template to help make creating this fun ocean craft a breeze. Don’t forget to check out our other sea animal crafts in this series. I’m sure you will love them!
Supplies For This Ocean Fish Craft
- Wooden or Paper Mache Eggs
- Acrylic Paint
- Hot Glue
- Black Paint Pen or Permanent Marker
How To Make A DIY Fish Craft
Begin by downloading your fish template. Trace and cut out the fish tale and fin.
Next paint one egg orange. If you plan to paint more fish you might want to chose different colors and or make a family of fish.
Glue the cardstock fins and tail onto the fish.
Use a pencil to draw eyes onto the fish.
Once you are satisfied with how they look, trace over the pencil with black marker or a black paint pen.
Use a black paint pen or marker to add detail to the fins and tail.
Draw scales on the body of the fish with black marker or a black paint pen.
Draw a smile on the front of the fish with black marker or a black paint pen. Your ocean fish is now complete and ready to add to your collection of creative crafts.
Visit the tutorials for all six ocean animal crafts here!
- DIY Ocean Fish Craft
- Red Crab Craft For Kids
- Green Sea Turtle Craft
- Wooden Killer Whale Craft
- Blue Whale Craft For Kids
- Yellow Puffer Fish Craft For Kids
Download Your Free Ocean Craft 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.