• Crafts For All Ages

    Swimming Shark Craft

    If there’s one animal my son loves (besides cats 😹), it’s sharks. After all, sharks are pretty cool. So, after making the Swimming Mermaid with my daughter, I thought it would be fun to make something geared toward my son. This Swimming Shark Craft is fun to create with the added bonus of being able to make the shark “swim” around. First, cut one of the paper plates in half. Cut across the middle in a wavy pattern. This halved paper plate will form the front of the water. The other paper plate will form the background. Next, paint the paper plates. I used acrylic paint, but tempera or washable…

  • Crafts For All Ages

    Swimming Mermaid Craft

    Any mermaid fans out there? My daughter loves mermaids and she inspired me to create this swimming mermaid craft. We had so much fun creating our mermaids together and then making them swim around in their own little “ocean” made from a paper plate! Your kiddos can easily make their own swimming mermaids too. With a few simple craft supplies and the free printable, you will have a sweet little mermaid swimming around your house in no time. First, print the free printable on white cardstock. Color the mermaid and seashells and cut them all out carefully with scissors. Next, paint the paper plate to make the mermaid’s underwater background.…