If your kids love creating with watercolors this sea urchin craft. This watercolor projects makes a great activity for kids to do during the summer months or when they are learning about ocean animals.
This simple art project is appropriate for kids as young as preschool, although some help might be needed. Older kids can easily make this project on their own.
Unlike the real ones, our cute urchin friends are completely harmless and playful.
You can even name them if you want to.
This project is not a demanding one and you will complete it in no time.
How to Make Sea Urchin Craft
What you need:
- white cardstock
- black liner
- magnetic tape (optional, if you want to make a magnet urchin)
Step by Step Instructions
Draw a watercolor circle on the white cardboard.
Cut that circle out.
Draw two cute eyes or use googly eyes. Make them a different size so the urchin friend looks silly.
Glue the eyes on the circle.
Draw a mouth showing teeth using the black liner.
Unlike the real sea urchins that have five sharp teeth that are able to drill a hole in a rock, our urchin pal has regular teeth and can do no harm.
Cut a bunch of spines out. Use the white cardstock for this.
They don’t have to be the same size.
Glue the spikes on the back side of the body.
Put some magnetic tape on the back of the body and you can make a magnet urchin pal that you can place it on the fridge.
All done! Easy-peasy right?
Now feel free to name your urchin friends and enjoy playing with them.
Hope you find this project interesting.
We really like how these urchins turned out.
Stay tuned for more sea crafts!
See you soon!