Fish Paper Weaving Craft

Weaving paper is great for fine motor skills and with warmer months approaching we though it’s a great time to make this fish paper weaving craft (and we also have a printable template for you).Colorful Fish Paper Weaving Craft for Kids

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Dive deep into the ocean and do some fine motor skill practice while you are making this cute ocean animal craft.

We love to inspire creativity and hope that this idea will spin off to become many different creations, but we also know that sometimes a template is super helpful, so we created one (well two) for this craft too.

You can just use the paper strips to make this craft or you can first color in the template to make this woven paper craft even more vibrant.

Ready? Let’s make this fish craft!Fish Paper Weaving Craf for Kids

How to Make a Fish Paper Weaving Craft

What you need:

  • our printable template (you can find it at the bottom of the tutorial)
  • heavier print paper
  • colorful paper
  • scissors
  • glue

Optional: markers, ink pads, glitter glue…

Watch the Fish Paper Weaving Craft Video Tutorial

Or Follow These Step by Step Instructions

Print out one of our templates (you can find them at the bottom of the tutorial).

If you want to color them, it’s best to do it before you cut them out.

Cut the template.

Fold in half (colored side on the outside) as indicated by a line on the template.

Cut along the dashed lines.

Cut strips of paper in different colors.

Weave the strips of paper between the cuts you made on the fish.

Glue the ends.

Trim the ends.

Your Fish Paper Weaving Craft is done! Unles you want to do the second version too, then rinse and repeat the whole procedure.

 

Colorful Fish Paper Weaving Craft

Fish Paper Weaving Craft Template

Click to get the template –  Fish Weaving Template

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6 thoughts on “Fish Paper Weaving Craft”

  1. Thank you for these different crafts. I work with deaf and hard-of-hearing youngsters at the Deaf Services Center at the San Francisco Public Library. Your crafts are easy and fun. Oh, and I do them with my grandchildren too :-). I wish I had seen the tissue flowers with the cookie cutter shapes sooner. I did a mom’s day/May flowers program and searched and searched for flower crafts. Yours is by far the best, cutest and easiest!! Can’t wait for the Father’s Day story time to do the fish!

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