Know a Dad (or grandpa) that loves fishing? He’ll be sure to love this fun, homemade gift from Green Kid Crafts, a fantastic kids craft box company. Older kids can be really creative with this activity by making specific fish species, like clownfish, dogfish and more.

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Simple Supplies

Supplies:  solid and patterned card stock, glue, scissors, buttons or other decorations.

Step 1: Make a fish shape template for tracing the fish.

Step 2: Trace fish out of different colors of paper and cut them out.

Step 3: Cut strips of patterned paper to accent the fish.

Step 4: Add ribbons, buttons, and anything else you can think of to decorate your fish!

Step 5: After we decorated our fish, we wrote a special note to Daddy on the back.

Step 6: We also tied wire to the fish and added twigs we found in the yard.

Step 7: Finished project!!! We added all the fish to a jar as a center piece for our Father’s Day dinner!!

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Look out for even more great DIY projects coming soon from Green Kid Crafts!

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Penny Bauder

Penny Bauder


As an environmental scientist and a working mother of two, Penny Bauder saw a need for a convenient solution that would allow families to spend quality time together enjoying fun activities that brought them closer to each other and also closer to nature. So, in 2010, Green Kid Crafts was officially born. Green Kid Crafts is an eco-friendly company that provides creative activities to do with kids through their eco-friendly arts, crafts, and science boxes. Green Kid Crafts is carbon neutral, Green America Approved, and a member of 1% for the Planet – pledging to donate a portion of every sale to environmental charities.