We have some easy ocean animal crafts for kids to learn about the fascinating world under the sea! Add these crafts as part of your ocean theme lesson plans and kids will be amazed by the fun facts about these adorable sea creatures.
Most of these ocean crafts need only basic supplies which may easily be available at your home. These projects are perfect to do with kids of all ages, especially preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary school kids.
Many of them come with printable templates to make the crafting easier and more fun!
Scroll through and find your favorites to add to your list of sea life crafts to do this summer!
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Ocean animal crafts for kids
Check out our amazing collection of sea creature crafts below!
This beautiful paper chain jellyfish craft comes with a printable template that you can cut out and glue together. This is an excellent craft to work on kids’ scissor skills and fine motor skills! Perfect addition to the underwater sea creatures arts and crafts!
Fun fact: Did you know jellyfish doesn’t have a brain or heart?!
Here is a gorgeous paper plate rainbow fish craft inspired by the famous storybook “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister. It has a small open mouth that gives it a 3D look which makes it more cute!
This walking crab puppet craft has its legs made of accordion folds that add a small bouncy effect when it walks which is so much fun to watch. It comes with a printable crab template that you can cut out and glue together!
Fun fact: Crabs do not have bones, but they have a skeleton outside of their body, called an exosceleton, in the form of a shell!
This adorable paper plate turtle craft comes with a free printable template. The turtle shell design is made of recycled toilet paper roll cut into several shapes. Such a fun way to introduce shapes to kids!
Recycle those old egg cartons to make some adorable shark crafts this summer. This egg carton shark craft is one of the cutest water animal crafts you can make with kids. Perfect craft idea to do with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Hope you like our collection of easy ocean animal crafts for kids.
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