15 Ocean Animal Crafts for Kids

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.

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