Ocean Crafts for Kids Made from Common Materials Around the House

Grab some paper plates, egg cartons, cardboard tubes, and other common items from around the house and create all kinds of sea animal and ocean crafts! This collection of  sea animal crafts and ocean crafts can be made from recyclables and other common materials  and includes links to directions for making starfish, whales, fish, walrus, octopus, […]

Paper Plate Pufferfish Craft for Kids

This paper plate pufferfish craft for kids is super cute and easy to make! It makes a perfect addition to your unit on fish, oceans, and sea life, or simply do it just for fun.  This art project for children also provides lots of cutting practice for little hands! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board! […]

Ocean Sunfish Paper Plate Craft for Kids (Mola Fish)

Here is how to make an ocean sunfish, sometimes known as a common mola fish, out of a paper plate. This paper plate sunfish craft for kid is perfect for any unit on oceans or sea life! Follow our Craft for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   The ocean sunfish is one […]

Butterfly Life Cycle Paper Plate Craft

In this fun spring craft for kids, children will illustrate the butterfly life cycle right onto a paper plate. This post also contains a free printable template to help get you started! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Spring Crafts and Learning Pinterest board!     *This post was originally published on March 12, 2015 and has […]

STEM Challenge for Kids: Design a Paper Plate Marble Maze

In this STEM challenge for kids, children will create a paper plate marble maze game inspired by pinball machines using just a few common craft supplies and a marble. Follow our STEM for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   In our most recent science club, I challenged my students to create a pinball-like […]

Paper Plate Twisting Process Art Activity for Kids

Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Barbara Zaborowski is definitely a must-own book for anyone who has children or works with children and believes in the importance of process art! Disclosure:  I was sent a complimentary copy of this book to review.  All thoughts and opinions are definitely my own. See my […]