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Add fish crafts for kids to your ocean, pond, or fish-themed activities for your students. Each one can be paired with your favorite fish books for kids.
You can pair these book based crafts with your favorite picture books about fish, the ocean, or pond animals.
They’re great for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary-aged learners. Which one will you try first?
What fish activities do you have planned for your kids this spring and summer? Do you have some crafts lined up?
Check out these adorable crafts that will help kids work on skills such as cutting, gluing, and more.
fish crafts for kids
Kids love crafting. And, when you can pair a craft with an awesome picture book, that’s even better. These crafts will help you engage your students in some wonderful fish-themed stories.
Books About Fish
Fill your book basket with a great collection of fish picture books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish – Meet the bumpy Wump and the singing Ying, and even the winking Yink who drinks pink ink. The silly rhymes and colorful cast of characters will have every child giggling from morning to night.
The Pout-Pout Fish – Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading “dreary wearies” isn’t really his destiny.
The Rainbow Fish – Eye-catching foil stamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions that gives the book its lasting value.
Enhance Your Activity Time
This handmade Rainbow Fish felt puppet is perfect for retelling the story over and over again.
This felt story board set is a wonderful accompaniment to the book Rainbow Fish. This set is designed to help children retell this story again and again. A great tool to teach sequencing.