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Flowerpot Shark

Celebrate Shark Week. Summer crafts for kids are often beach themed because that’s where everyone wants to be. This “friendly” shark will add a whimical decoration to a boy’s room or summer party.


Americana Neons Paints
   DHS6 - Electric Blue
Americana Acrylics
   DA234 - Calypso Blue
Foam sheets: blue, white
1 wood disk, optional
Water container
Palette or plastic plates
Paper towels
Tracing and transfer paper
Pen or stylus
Low-temp hot glue gun and glue sticks
Permanent fine point black marker


Editor's note: Let dry between steps.

Position and glue pots top to top for body.

Paint body Calypso Blue.

Paint over Calypso Blue with Electric Blue.

Trace and transfer pattern for fins in blue foam and teeth on white foam. Use scissors to cut out.

Position and adhere fins, teeth, and wiggle eyes.

Optional: Glue wood disk, button, or other flat object on bottom to prevent rolling.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of DecoArt.com.

If you enjoyed this shark craft you might also enjoy making a Pop Up Shark.

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Decorating Crafts, More Boys Crafts, Ocean Crafts For Kids

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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