These handprint fish crafts are one that your child is going to love. While the outcome of the craft is adorable, they’re going to love being able to get their hands in the paint during this art project as well. Add this to your preschool under the sea theme or summer activities for the perfect craft idea.
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Creative Handprint Fish Crafts For Preschoolers
You can also use this fish craft idea for a preschool fish theme, an ocean theme, under the sea craft or Letter F week. There are so many fun ways to incorporate this handprint fish craft into your plans.
This easy fish craft is one that can be done over and over again. Not only is it great for imagination and creativity but it’s also one of the best fish crafts for
What you will need to make your handprint fish crafts is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!
How to Make This Easy Fish Craft
Start out by using the orange and white paint to paint the hands of the child as shown below. You can do this, or they can. Totally up to you!
Once painted, have them place their hand down firmly on a piece of paper. Once they life up, they should see this below.
Now that they’ve made the body of the fish, it’s time to add in some fun details as well!
Draw in some eyes, trace around the white of the fish and add in some fun plants with the paint at the bottom of the page.
See how simple and fun this fish handprint craft is?!
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This adorable handprint fish craft is great to make after visiting the beach or the aquarium. Plus, this makes a cute summer craft to display around the house. Your children will love having their fish hung up for everyone to enjoy.
PIN THIS EASY FISH CRAFT TO SAVE FOR LATER
These adorable Fish Handprint Crafts are super easy, inexpensive and fun for children of all ages!
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- Paint Brushes
- Paint (a variety of colors)
- Black Permanent Marker
Paint your child’s hand with orange and white paint. (refer to the photo)
Help your child gently press their hand down onto the canvas. Give their hand a firm press and
then gently pull up to prevent smearing the paint.
Allow the paint to dry completely.
Use paint brushes to add coral, seaweed and bubbles above the fish.
Thin down blue paint and paint the rest of the canvas blue.
Use a black permanent marker to add detail to the fish.
Give the fish an eye and a mouth.
Your handprint keepsake is finished!