Let’s make a Paper Puffer Fish Craft together. This project makes a fun summer craft for kids and it can also be a fun addition to your ocean animals unit study.
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Are you ready for a puffer fish craft today?
We really like this fish. It is a super silly fish, right?
If threatened, it puffs up and makes itself three times larger.
Pufferfish look like bubbles when puffed up.
Some people even keep them as pets in their aquarium.
Pufferfish are amongst the most poisonous creatures in the world.
But these fish we are going to make today are completely harmless and cute.
And did you know that they smile?
And when they smile they show their teeth.
They only have four teeth. Funny!
So guys, let’s craft our fish now!
How to Make a Paper Puffer Fish Craft
What you need:
- circle puncher
- color papers
- black liner
- 2 split pins
- circle dish (15cm diameter)
- 5 chenille sticks (if you have smaller circle dish, use fewer chenille sticks)
Step by Step Instructions
Take two color papers, put the circle dish on them and mark two full circles with the black liner.
Cut out the circles.
Punch a bunch of circles using the circle puncher.
Cut through each of the circles and stop at the middle as shown in the picture.
Apply some glue on one edge and form a spike.
Let the spikes aside to dry.
Punch one circle and glue it as an eyeball.
Draw an eye using the black liner.
Glue the spikes on the yellow circle.
Draw spots on the body using the black liner.
Draw a fish mouth.
Put some glue on the chenille sticks and glue them to the body, then make a braid.
Take the other circle and glue it on the opposite side.
Draw a tail shape and one fin-shape as shown in the picture, then cut them out.
Draw lines on the tail and on the fin.
Attach them to the body using split pins.
Outline the whole puffer fish using a black liner.
You can move the tail and the fin now.
Plus you can make this fish wobble all day long.
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