The Ocean is full of all kinds of fascinating animals. The tiniest being Zooplankton & the biggest being Blue Whales. Big or little these animals all live make up their own little world under the Ocean. Here are some fun crafts (& some facts) about some of these interesting animals.
1) Jellyfish Craft for Kids – Mom’s Kitchen and Things
The smallest jellyfish is a Irukandji jellyfish, a type of box jellyfish.
2) Paper Plate Shark – Oriental Trading
Anytime a shark looses a tooth it goes another one.
3) Recycled CD Walrus Craft for Kids – Mom’s Kitchen and Things
A male walrus is called bull, a female walrus is called a cow, & a baby walrus is called a calf.
4) Paper Plate Seahorse Craft for Kids – Glued to My Crafts Blog
Male seahorses carry the females eggs in a pouch (similar to a kangaroo’s) until they hatch.
5) Octopus Kid Craft – I Heart Crafty Things
Octopuses have 3 hearts.
6) Toilet Paper Roll Squid Craft for Kids – Mom’s Kitchen and Things
Giant Squid have eyes the size of frisbees.
7) Rainbow Fish Foil Painting – I Heart Arts n Crafts
A rainbow fishes color intensifies with age.
8) Paper Plate Pufferfish – Buggy and Buddy
The puffer fish can expand its body extremely quickly when faced with danger, unavailing it’s long poisonous spikes that cover its body.
9) Styrofoam Bowl Turtles – Mom’s Kitchen and Things
Although there are hundreds of different species of turtles, there are only 7 different species of sea turtles.
10) Starfish Textured Art – Fireflies and Mudpies
Although it can take years, starfish can regenerate their limbs.
11) Sea Urchin Kids Craft – I Heart Crafty Things
Red sea urchin has the longest lifespan on Earth. It can survive up to 200 years in the wild.
12) Paper Plate Stingray Craft – The Pinterested Parent
Rays are flattened fish closely related to sharks. All belong to a group of fish called Elasmobranchs.
13) Styrofoam Bowl Crab Craft – Mom’s Kitchen and Things
Crabs are also known as decapods because they have 10 legs. First pair of legs are the claws, called chelae.
14) Killer Whale Paper Plate Craft – Pinterest
Killer Whales or Orcas are a type of dolphin.
15) Paper Plate Penguin Craft for Kids – I Heart Crafty Things
Penguins are flightless birds.