Paper Puffer Fish Craft

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.

Paper Puffer Fish Craft

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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.

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids

Some people even keep them as pets in their aquarium.

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids

Pufferfish are amongst the most poisonous creatures in the world.

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids to Make

But these fish we are going to make today are completely harmless and cute.

And did you know that they smile?

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids to Make

And when they smile they show their teeth.

They only have four teeth. Funny!

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids to Make
So guys, let’s craft our fish now!

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids to Make

 

How to Make a Paper Puffer Fish Craft

What you need:

  • circle puncher
  • color papers
  • scissors
  • glue
  • 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.

Step 1
Cut out the circles.

Step 2Punch a bunch of circles using the circle puncher.

Step 03
Cut through each of the circles and stop at the middle as shown in the picture.

Step 4
Apply some glue on one edge and form a spike.

Step 4-1
Let the spikes aside to dry.

Step 6
Punch one circle and glue it as an eyeball.

Step 7

Draw an eye using the black liner.

Step 08
Glue the spikes on the yellow circle.

Step 09
Draw spots on the body using the black liner.

Step 10
Draw a fish mouth.

Step 11

 

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.

Step 14

Draw lines on the tail and on the fin.

Step 16

Attach them to the body using split pins.

Step 17Outline the whole puffer fish using a black liner.

Step 18

All done!

You can move the tail and the fin now.

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids

Plus you can make this fish wobble all day long.

Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids
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Paper Puffer Fish Craft for Kids to Make

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Paper Puffer Fish Summer Craft Idea for Kids

Project contributed by Ema.

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