Many children love mermaids and it is easy to see why. Who wouldn’t love to be able to live in an underwater paradise?! Today we are looking at some of the best mermaid arts and crafts around and have put together this round-up, 12 mermaid arts and crafts! From a black paint mermaid tail, art project to recycled mermaid crafts and even some magnificent make your own mermaid soft toy projects. There really is something for every mermaid-loving child in this round-up today.
12 Mermaid Arts and Crafts
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You are certain to find a mermaid craft that you love in this list of 12 mermaid arts and crafts! Suitable for all ages (young children will need some help) some of these crafts are even perfect for tweens and teens!
Mermaid Craft Supplies
Before you embark on one of these fun crafts make sure your craft box is well supplied. These items are perfect for all sorts of mermaid crafts.
- Mermaid Blue Round Faux ABS Pearls Beads. Beautiful beads to add a splash of mermaid blue to crafts.
- Unfinished Wood Mermaid Ornaments Blank. Get out the paints and decorate these lovely wood mermaid ornaments.
- Mermaid Tail Slime Charms Resin. All kids will love decorating with these fun mermaid tail charms.
- Mixed Beach Seashells. Seashells work perfectly with all ocean crafts.
1. Clothespin Mermaid
Transform a clothespin into a magical mermaid with this fantastic tutorial from Confessions Of An Overworked Mom.
2. Toilet Roll Mermaid
Take a toilet roll and create an amazing mermaid. This is one fun recycled mermaid craft that kids are sure to love. Head over to Two Kids and a Coupon to find out more.
3. Mermaid Inspired Wall Decor
Create some personalized mermaid wall decor to hang in a bedroom. Your little mermaid will love to assist with this activity or do it without your child and surprise them with this amazing work of art! Find out more at Sustain My Craft Habit.
4. Milk Jug Mermaid
You don’t need to spend lots of money to have a quality craft time with the kids. This M is for Mermaid craft has been made by using a free printable, a milk jug, and Sharpie pens. Follow this link to find out more and to get the fun free printable.
5. Paper Princess Ariel Paper Doll Craft
Disney fans are going to love this Paper Princess Ariel Paper Doll Craft! It is perfect for an afternoon craft session to pair with the Disney The Little Mermaid movie! Find out more over at Ottawa Mommy Club.
6. Mermaid Slime
Your little mermaid will have so much fun making this slime! Filled with glitter and pretty sequins, it’s the perfect sensory activity! Visit Crafts By Amanda to find out how to make it.
7. Photo Mermaid Craft
Kids will love to see themselves as mermaids. This photo mermaid craft is a fun and simple Summer activity for kids! Simple Everyday Mom has all of the details.
8. Paper Plate Rocking Mermaid
Adorable Paper Plate mermaid rockers. With free templates. SO cute and fun to make! Head over to Red Ted Art to get the free printable and find out everything you need to know to make this adorable craft.
9. Rag Doll Mermaid
A wonderful sew-together project to get kids interested in sewing or using a sewing machine for the first time. Learn how to make rag doll mermaids, they are super cute and fun to sew. Find out more over at Red Ted Art.
10. Black Paint Mermaid Art
Black paint adds a whole new element of fun to painting! There is no need to rush out to buy black paint as you can easily make it yourself at home. We love how the contrast with the mermaid tail. Find out more about black paint and this fun art project over at Artsy Momma.
11. Mermaid Soap
Keep your little mermaids clean with this lovely mermaid soap. With this simple melt and pour method, kids can even have fun making it with a little help. Read the tutorial over at Craft Bits.
12. Felt Mermaid Softie
The kids will need some basic sewing skills to complete this handmade mermaid doll but they are fairly easy to make. You can also use glue if younger children are making one to simplify the process. Crafty Bits explains how to make this adorable mermaid felt softie.
Other Fun Crafts
- 5 Magnificent Kids Mermaid Crafts
- Cardboard Tube Fish Art
- 11 Seashell Crafts For Kids
- Egg Carton Jellyfish
Thank you for stopping by. We hope you love these 12 mermaid arts and crafts as much as we do!