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Sharks don’t have to be scary. A ferociously fun shark craft will make any kid grin with glee. Find the best shark crafts for kids here.

Between shark week and “Baby Shark”, sharks seem to be the trend for children right now. While they may be a little fearsome in real life, they can inspire lots of arts and crafts ideas.

These ocean creatures have lots of possibilities for creativity. Whether your project of for school-age students, preschoolers, or just because, there’s sure to be the right shark craft or activity for you.

Here are 15 Jawsome Shark Crafts For Kids That Will Make A Splash

Clothespin Shark Puppet | Kix Cereal

This fun clothespin shark is a scary cute idea.

Easy Shark Craft | Messy Little Monster

This is the perfect shark craft for preschoolers or toddlers to enjoy. They will love glueing on weeds and real shells to create an ocean for their shark to swim in!

Paper Plate Shark Jaws | Dollar Store Crafts


These shark jaw decorations are made from paper plates, and are a quick and simple (and striking) way to decorate for your shark-themed party.

Shark Fortune Teller | Easy Peasy and Fun

This shark cootie catcher is just a bit more awesome than your regular fortune teller!

Shark Sun Catcher | Buggy and Buddy

This shark activity is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and up. (Post includes a free shark template!)

Toilet Paper Roll Shark | Gluesticks and Gumdrops

shark craft toilet paper roll

During Shark Week, the kids will have a blast making these sharks to play with.

Shark Binoculars | Pink Stripey Socks

shark binoculars

Shark Binoculars are a must for all shark lovers!

Shark Mobile | Dollar Store Crafts

Whip out your favorite pair of scissors and read on to find out how to make your own shark mobile!

Shark Snack Cups | A Night Owl 


These are great for Shark Week but really any time of the year for your shark loving kiddos.

Newspaper Shark Craft | I Heart Crafty Things


This newspaper shark craft for kids is amazingly simple to make and is great for kids of all ages so it makes a perfect activity for the whole family.

Shark Bookmarks | Hey Let’s Make Stuff


Make a happy little “shark mark” shark bookmark! Great for celebrating Shark Week or for any time you’re diving into a particularly delicious book.

Rocking Paper Shark | Hello, Wonderful

rocking paper shark

Kick off Shark Week with the kids with this cute Rocking Shark Craft.

Hammerhead Shark Tube | Crafty Morning


Make a 3D hammerhead shark craft with your kids!! If you have an empty paper towel roll or even a gift wrapping tube, it will work!

Paper Plate Woven Sharks | Kids Craft Room


This easy woven shark craft is a great way to build hand-eye-coordination and fine motor skills.

Paper Shark Mouth | Glued To My Crafts

Shark Frame

Just download, print, add your child’s picture in the “mouth” frame and add some cardstock pieces to complete the custom frame!


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