DIY

Mesmerising mermaid crafts for your kids!

Twisted: Unserious food tastes seriously good.

By Rozie Powell

Mar 18, 20195 mins

Mesmerising mermaid crafts for your kids!

These mermaid crafts are super easy to do and will impress your friends and family!

 

 

Mermaid Hair Clip Organiser

 

Credit: Jungle Creations

 

You will need:

  • Foam board
  • Patterned paper
  • Gems
  • Wool
  • Scissors

Method:

  1. Cut out the silhouette of a mermaid, minus the hair.
  2. Decorate your mermaid with patterned card, colouring pencils, pens and gems.
  3. Cut long strips of wool for the mermaids hair and attach with a glue gun.
  4. Keep adding more and more hair till it is long and luscious.
  5. Attach a small loop of wool or thread to the top of her hair and hang on the wall.
  6. Now you can attach your bows to her hair and she will be fabulous and practical!

 

Mermaid Jar

 

Credit: Jungle Creations

 

You will need:

  • Clear cookie jar
  • Paper and scissors
  • PVA Glue
  • Blue tissue paper
  • Sea themed ornaments
  • Small light

Method:

  1. Cover the jar in glue and apply layers of tissue paper, not too thick, you want the light to shine through it in the end.
  2. Leave the jar to dry and in the mean time cut out a silhouette of a mermaid in black paper.
  3. Once the jar is dry stick the mermaid inside the jar on the front.
  4. Put some decorations inside like sand, treasures, rocks etc. Then put a bright light inside angled at the mermaid.
  5. Pop the lid back on the jar and you now have a beautiful night light!

TOP TIP- You can also add some brown twine around the lid to fancy it up!

 

Sea Creature Hooks

 

Credit: Jungle Creations

 

You will need:

  • Plastic toys
  • Spray paint
  • Glue strips to attach to a wall.

Method:

  1. Put down a protective surface for spraying and spray paint your sea creature toys all over, you may need to let one side dry before flipping over.
  2. Once they are dry, attach them to a wall with screws or command strips.
  3. Now you have cute themed coat hooks for all to admire!

Mermaid Memo Board

 

Credit: Jungle Creations

 

You will need:

  • Card
  • Wadding
  • Fabric
  • Glue gun
  • Ribbon

Method:

  1. Cut out a silhouette of a mermaid tail in cardboard.
  2. Glue on a layer of wadding which is the same shape.
  3. Lay this over a piece of themed fabric and cut around the shape leaving an inch gap.
  4. Cut slits in the fabric around the shape.
  5. Glue the strips onto the back of the cardboard shape with the wadding between the cardboard and the fabric.
  6. Place strips of ribbon over the front of the base part of the tail in a crosshatch pattern, stick the ends of the ribbon on the back, making sure the ribbon is taught.
  7. Stick some cool mermaidy pattern over the tail part and you have good to go!
  8. Now you have a cute mermaid memo board to pop special notes and mementos in between the ribbon.

 

Toy Hammock

 

Credit: Jungle Creations

 

You will need:

  • Rope netting
  • Hooks
  • Shells
  • String

Method:

  1. Group one end of the netting together and and tie string around it, leave a loop of string for hanging.
  2. Then do this on the other end.
  3. Attach two hooks to the wall, leaving enough space between them to hang the toy hammock.
  4. Hang up your hammock and you can also decorate with shells. 
  5. Now you can add all your cute soft toys, in the perfect toy storage!

Advert

Related Article

Enjoyable Easter Crafts!
DIY

Apr 01, 2019

5 mins

Enjoyable Easter Crafts!

Fun crafts to make with your family this Easter!     Daffodil Magnets [caption id="attachment_12502955" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Credit: Jungle Creations[/caption]   You will need: Foam sheets  Small round magnets Scissors Pegs Green paint Method: Cut a flower shape out of the yellow foam sheet. Cut a strip out of the…

Upcycle Your Old T-Shirts Into Funky Bracelets With This Simple Craft
DIY

Jun 12, 2019

5 mins

Upcycle Your Old T-Shirts Into Funky Bracelets With This Simple Craft

We live in a world dominated by fast fashion. An unfortunate side effect of this is that the rate at which clothes are being wasted is higher than ever before. This is having a catastrophic effect on the environment, with a staggering 10.5 million tonnes worth of textiles going into…

These Eggcelent Easter Crafts Will Put A Spring In Your Step This Easter
DIY

Apr 15, 2019

5 mins

These Eggcelent Easter Crafts Will Put A Spring In Your Step This Easter

Easter is one of the most family-friendly holidays of the year. Once a festival celebrating the death and resurrection of Christ, it's now a more generic celebration of spring and everything that comes with it - bunny rabbits, lambs, blooming flowers. All that lovely stuff. And of course, Easter eggs.…

craft-factory
craft-factory

Feeling Creative?

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive only good things