If you are searching for cute summer crafts for kids or ocean animal crafts, this Easy Jellyfish Craft is for you!
It is a beautiful, eye-catching jelly fish craft for classroom as well as home and comes with a free template to make it easy. This simple jelly fish craft can be easily turned into a cute bookmark and are a perfect addition to sea creatures or ocean life unit study.
Paper Jellyfish Craft For Kids
Our Paper Jellyfish craft is perfect for preschoolers, kindergarteners as well as older kids. Besides being a fun summer craft, it is a great add-on for preschool literacy activities as well as ocean theme activities.
Quick Tip: This summer, also make 4th of July Crafts to instil patriotism.
Before we get started with this fun craft for kids, here is cool fun fact about jellyfishes. Jellyfish have no brain, heart, bones or eyes! Strange right?
Supplies For Easy Jellyfish Craft :
- Construction papers
- Pencil – to trace the template
- Craft glue
- Sharpie or gel pen – black
- A pair of scissors
- Popsicle stick
- Free template (grab your free jellyfish template at the end of the page)
How To Make Jelly Fish Craft for Kids:
Step 1: Print the template and cut out the patterns.
Step 2: Choose 3 to 4 different colored craft papers for the jellyfish craft. As our fish friend comes in quite a few vibrant colours, feel free to use your creativity to make paper jellyfish craft. Trace the template patterns on the papers and cut them out nicely. Fill the eye bases using a sharpie.
Step 3: Glue the eye cutouts near the top of the jellyfish body. You can even use googly eyes!
Step 3: Paste the spot cutouts on either side of the body, above the eyes of the jellyfish craft.
Step 4: Using a black sharpie, make the mouth of the jellyfish.
Step 5: Glue the scallop bordered strip along the bottom side of the jellyfish’s head.
Step 6: Take the jellyfish’s tentacles cutouts and glue them on the back of the head pattern.
Step 7: Lastly glue blush cutouts from pink construction paper on both cheeks of your jellyfish craft to complete it.
Step 8: This is an optional step if you want to turn your jellyfish craft into a cute jellyfish bookmark. Simply glue the paper jellyfish craft to a popsicle stick to use it as a bookmark or even as a puppet.
Isn’t it simple and fun? Crafts are a wonderful way to hone fine motor skills and nurture creativity in children. This jellyfish craft allows children to experiment with the colour palette of their own choice and thus boost their imaginative power.
Quick Tip: Pair this ocean craft with Mermaid craft for kids.
Crafting together is a fun way to spend a boring afternoon with kids. We bet your kids will love making this adorable Jellyfish craft.