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An Easy Paper Plate Fish Craft

Make This Paper Plate Fish for Summer Fun!

Nothing's fishy about this craft idea. It's so easy and fun to make that it would be perfect for a party craft! Set up a craft corner complete with paint, brushes and artist smocks. And don't forget the paper plates! The kids are going to have a ball with this! Staple a second plate on the back of each fish and you've got yourself a treat bag for the kiddies to take all their party loot home in!


Paper Plate Fish

Ready to get started? Here's what you'll need:


  • White paper plates
  • Tempra paints and paint brushes
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Glue


Cut a wedge out of the paper plate. This becomes the fish's tail. Staple it, pointed end to the paper plate.

Glue on a wiggle eye.

Now paint scales on the fish, or decorate any way you see fit. Just have loads of fun!

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