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Just keep swimming with these fabulous fish crafts for kids. Here are the best easy and fun DIY ideas for creating fish crafts.

For fun ocean activities or perhaps crafts with the letter “F”, look no deeper than “fish”. The fish theme can inspire wonderful creativity or great learning lessons for children.

There are lots of templates to use for supplies of paper, paper plates, or construction paper. With a rainbow of colors to use for your fish decorations, kids can customize their fish craft to their liking.

Where it’s for preschool kids or school age children, there’s sure to be the right DIY fish craft that everyone would enjoy. Below are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

Here are 16 Fintastic Fish Crafts For Kids For Waves Of Laughter

Paper Plate Fish Craft | A Little Pinch Of Perfect

Inspired by the Book “The Rainbow Fish”, this paper plate fish craft is perfect for any ocean themed activity.

Clothespin Fish | Crafts By Amanda


Kids can squeeze the clothespin to open and close the mouth. It’s fun craft for any day of the year, or perfect for an ocean unit!

Origami Fish | Artsy Craftsy Mom

origami fish

A simple Origami fish craft to go with Dr. Seuss’ book One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Flying Fish Game | All For The Boys via Eighteen25


This craft is not only easy, it’s interactive too! You could make a whole school of fish to play with in no time at all!

Paper Plate Fish | All Because She Saved

paper plate fish

Here’s a fun, simple craft that you can do with your little ones today with supplies that you might already have on hand.

Japanese Fish Kite | Kid World Citizen


This is a fun recycled craft idea which is perfect to teach your little ones about the Japanese culture and traditions.

Paper Lantern Fish | Make Life Lovely


These cute little fish craft decorations are perfect for an ocean or under the sea craft.

Finding Dory Craft | Slap Dash Mom

Dory Craft

Who can resist a Dory craft?

Coffee Filter Fish | BlueBeatnik on Instagram via Crafty Morning

Here’s a super cool craft to make with your kids this summer!

Paper Plate Porthole | Misadventures of a YA Librarian

Fish Porthole

Who doesn’t want to make a paper plate porthole?!

Puffer Fish Craft | Buggy and Buddy

puffer fish craft

The edges of the paper plate look just like the little spikes on the pufferfish, and making those spikes provides lots of lots of scissor cutting practice too!

Glittery Paper Fish | I Heart Crafty Things


This colorful paper fish craft is amazingly simple to create and works great as a summer craft, camp craft and even for a play date.

Paper Fan Fish | Red Ted Art


 There are lots of uses for these cute little Fan Paper Fish!

Tape Resist Clown Fish | Toddler Approved

clown fish art

Easy enough for all ages to make their own Clown Fish!

Fish Stamped Ocean Art | I Heart Crafty Things


This Fish Stamped Ocean Art Activity is the perfect summer craft for little hands!

Paper Plate Tropical Fish | Crafts By Amanda


These cute and cheery paper plate tropical fish will spark your children’s imagination.


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