3 Shark Week Crafts

by Lynn Lilly, Aug 03 2020

I am continuing my weekly facebook live broadcasts on the Crayola Facebook Page! This week we are celebrating Shark Week with 3 shark inspired crafts for the whole family! 

Shop all the supplies I am using for today's projects at Crayola.com

Project 1: Shark Shooter Game

Shark Week Crafts Tissue Box Shark Shooter Game Crayola

Materials:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Glue
  • Crayola Markers
  • Scissors
  • Tissue Box
  • Pencil
  • Googley Eyes

Directions:

  1. Use an empty tissue box and wrap the outside with blue construction paper. 
  2. Cut white teeth and a red mouth from construction paper that fits around the tissue box opening. Glue in place on the outside of the opening. 
  3. Cut shark fins and a tail from blue construction paper and glue to the sides and back of the tissue box. 
  4. Add google eyes or draw eyes with markers. 
  5. Take a scrap of white paper and write a fun message. Glue this message on the inside bottom of the box so you can see it through the mouth. 
  6. Ball up scraps of paper that will be the shooters. Take turns shooting the paper through the mouth of the shark. 

Shark Week Crafts

Play this game every night of shark week and keep a tally to see who gets the most in the shark mouth! 

Project 2: Shark Hats

Shark Week Crafts Shark Construction Paper Hat

Materials:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Glue
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. If you are using a large sheet of construction paper fold it into a triangle or if you are using a small sheet cut out two triangles. 
  2. Cut 2 zigzag strips the length of one of the sides of the triangle. 
  3. Glue the teeth to the bottom insides of the triangles. 
  4. Cut two fins and glue on the sides of the triangles. 
  5. Leave the teeth side of the triangle open and glue the other two sides.
  6. Draw on eyes. 
  7. Put the hat on your head through the teeth opening.  Depending on the size of the family member's head you might need to use bobby pins to hold it in place

Make one of everyone in the family to wear when you watch shark week! 

Shark Week Crafts Shark Construction Paper Hat

Project 3: Clay Shark Cell Phone Holder

Crayola CIY Shark Cell Phone Holder

Get the step by step CIY tutorial on Crayola's website

Crayola CIY Shark Week Cell Phone Holder

 

Tune in to Crayola's Facebook Page every Tuesday at 1:00pm EST to catch me sharing three crafts you can make at home! 

xoxo- Lynn 

 



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