Mermaid Kids Craft – Tube roll easy crafts for kids

mermaid kids craft

Today’s craft is something that swims, so here we are with a mermaid kids craft. A mermaid craft tube rolls easy crafts for kids. Not a real one, but one that can be played with once it has been made. How delightful it is to make another tube roll craft. Also that the crafty creators are crazy mad over them, why? because they love that they can live in the sea with other fish.

Have you made other crafts by us? because if you have, the mermaid kids craft that you make can be played with them. It may seem silly, but the crafts you have made, just like the castle craft is a home for the butterfly craft, who is friends with the mermaid craft, who both craft an idea on the snake craft and put him in the treasure chest.

mermaid kids craft

Learning at crafting

Making a mermaid kids craft. Therefore learning can be introduced into a learning craft, without a child even knowing that they are even doing it. As a result, children will use hand and eye coordination action. Learn colours and be able to count objects that are used in every craft.

Check out this great printable for children who are starting school. Alphabet phonics colouring sheets, phonics made easy for children. Also, 485 phonics words to start children learning sentences.

learning at crafting

There are days when we are all really busy. Because of our home life, also parents have to work. It may seem like we just don’t have the time to make the mermaid kids craft. Therefore having a few craft supplies handy, is good for days like these. But if you feel you have no idea what to do or where to start I have these tips on helping you get started with crafts with your children.

Inspired mermaid kids craft by reading

The crafty creators love reading books. Therefore a mermaid kids craft for kids was inspired by reading The Singing Mermaid (UK)(US) (affiliate link)

” Tempted by the promise of fame and fortune, the Singing Mermaid joins a circus. The crowds love her, but the poor mermaid is kept in a tank by the wicked circus owner Sam Sly, and she soon longs to return to the freedom of her ocean home”.

The Singing Mermaid

Material supplies needed

  • 2 tube rolls for 1 mermaid kids craft
  • newspaper
  • paint (UK)
  • PVA glue & water (UK) (US)
  • coloured paper (UK) (US)
  • wiggly eyes (UK) (US)
  • felt-tips (UK) (US)
  • glue stick (UK) (US)
  • decorative gems (UK) (US)
  • kitchen foil

How to make a mermaid kids craft

First, start the mermaid kids craft by squashing one end of the two tube rolls. Then pop one tube roll into the other, if you struggle to push this in, cut a few slits in one of the tube rolls. Also, tape it in the middle. and on the ends of the tube roll.

Then mix the PVA glue with water. And also tear newspaper into small pieces and dip them into the PVA glue and water.

Paste the newspaper pieces all over the tube roll. And then leave to dry out.

TIP!! Have a bowl of soapy water ready for sticker fingers!

Paint the tube roll and leave to dry out.

Finishing the mermaid kids craft

Now its time to decorate your mermaid kids craft.

Make a shape face with the coloured paper, also stick on some wiggly eyes. And then glue this on the mermaid using the glue sticks.

mermaid kids craft

Draw out a fishtail and glue this to your mermaid.

mermaid kids craft

Give your mermaid a hair-style. Cut out a style using the coloured paper. Glue stick only the front part of the hair to your mermaid.

mermaid kids craft

Add some decorative pieces to your mermaid. Glue the foil to the bottom of the fish-tail.

mermaid kids craft

Happy crafty creator with her finished mermaid.

mermaid kids craft

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