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
DA234 - Calypso Blue
Foam sheets: blue, white
1 wood disk, optional
Palette or plastic plates
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.
Teri Smyth is a British Illustrator, Mother of one and crafts dabbler. Not necessarily in that order. You can visit her blog at http://terismyth.blogspot.co.uk/
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