Cupcake Liner Fish Craft

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INSIDE: Cupcake Liner Fish Craft is a fun preschooler craft to create anytime of the year. The cupcake liners create the perfect fins for this adorable under the sea craft for kids!

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cupcake liner fish craft

Cupcake Liner Fish Craft

Grab a paper plate and paint it yellow. I used water colours because they dry faster than regular paints. Once the plate is dry, cut out a mouth. Then tape the mouth to the end of the fish as the tail.

cupcake liner fish craft

Grab your colourful cupcake liners and fold them in half and start to glue them down starting at the tail end of the paper plate fish.

cupcake liner fish craft

Once you reach the mouth stop. Grab a button or a googley eye and glue it down above the mouth for an eye.

Cut out fins from yellow construction paper. For older kids have them cut their own. For preschoolers, you can draw the outline of one fins for them to try and cut. Make it larger than normal so that it is easier for them. Cut out the fins if doing this activity with toddlers.

cupcake liner fish craft

Tape your fins to the back of the paper plate fish.

cupcake liner fish craft

Age Suitability

This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.

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  • Paper Plate
  • Watercolour Paint and brush
  • Button or Googley Eye
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Cupcake liners
  • Yellow construction paper

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