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Jellyfish Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Jellyfish are one of the coolest creatures in the ocean.

They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and they’re just so fascinating to watch.

With this jellyfish headband craft, kids can bring the magic of the jellyfish home with them.

They’ll have so much fun making their own headband, and they’ll love wearing it around.

This craft is perfect for a rainy day, or any day when the kids need something fun to do. So gather up the materials and get started!

Also, be sure to check out all of our jellyfish activities for kids.

How To Make Jellyfish Headband

jellyfish headband craft image collage with the words jellyfish headband

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers or crayons (if using the color in version)
  • Jellyfish template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the jellyfish template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding jellyfish headband craft template

Begin by gluing the eyes in the middle of the jellyfish body, just above the mouth.

hand gluing eye to jellyfish headband craft

Next, glue the cheeks on either side of the mouth, below the eyes.

hand gluing cheek to jellyfish headband craft

Take the bottom wavy part of the body and glue it to the front and bottom of the jellyfish’s body.

hand gluing bottom of body to jellyfish headband craft

Place the tentacles along the back of the jellyfish and glue them in place. If your kids don’t want the tentacles in their faces, you’ll need to have them glue them only to the sides or trim them shorter than the ones we made.

hand gluing tentacles to jellyfish headband craft

Place the completed jellyfish along the blue band of the headband.

hands gluing jellyfish to headband base

Finish off by taping a headband extender to each side of the headband base.

hand taping extender to jellyfish headband craft

Kids will love this simple ocean craft!

blue jellyfish headband craft

More Ocean Ideas For Kids

If your kids love the ocean, they’ll want to dig into the amazing world of marine animals! We’ve got lots of ideas to help your kids learn, have fun, and stay off the screens. Read on below to plan in an instant.

Ocean Books For Kids

Reading aloud to kids is a great activity for a number of reasons. First, it helps to build their vocabulary and understanding of grammar. Second, it exposes them to new and different ideas. Third, it helps them to develop a love for reading.

Those are just some of the reasons why we recommend starting with books! Check out these ocean books from your library or get them from Amazon to add to your home collection.

The Snail and the Whale– Julia Donaldson, author of the famous book The Gruffalo, brings kids another fun book about an unlikely set of friends. Snail and Whale have lots of fun together in this colorful book!

Shark Lady– This children’s book is based upon the true story of Eugenie Clark, aka, The Shark Lady. Learn about her love of sharks, her discoveries, and the inspiring message of going after what you want in life.

The Rainbow Fish -This is a classic children’s book with a wonderful message for children. In it, a fish learns to share his favorite possession, his glittery scales, with his friends!

Ocean Crafts For Kids

For many kids, crafting is one of the most enjoyable pastimes around. Not only does it allow them to tap into their creative side, but it also provides a fun way to get in touch with their inner artist.

Crafting helps to encourage problem-solving and critical thinking skills, allowing kids to flex their minds as they work on creating beautiful projects from scratch.

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Try adding in more of these fun ocean animal crafts:

Paper Plate Fish – Making paper plate fish is a fun, easy, and creative activity for kids of all ages. All you need is a paper plate, paint, and some imagination. This craft is perfect for rainy days, parties, or anytime you want to let your child’s creativity shine. So grab those supplies and get started on your very own paper plate fish today!

Clownfish Craft For Preschool – Looking for a simple and fun ocean craft that will help to develop your child’s scissor skills? Look no further than this easy and cute craft!

Paper Plate Octopus Craft – Turn an ordinary paper plate into a work of art with this easy octopus craft for kids! All you need is a paper plate, some paint, and glue, and your little ones will have a blast cutting, painting, and gluing their octopuses together. This is a great way to practice using scissors and a paintbrush, and kids will love seeing their finished octopuses come to life.

Killer Whale Headband Craft – This headband craft is perfect for kids who love animals. It’s easy to make from paper or you can color in the black and white version. Just print out the template, cut out the pieces, and glue them together.

Ocean Activities For Kids

Ocean pattern block mats are a fun and educational way for kids to learn about shapes and colors. With these mats, kids can use their hands to manipulate the different shapes and see how they fit in the shape outlines. The bright colors and patterns are also visually stimulating, making the learning process more exciting. Best of all, they’re reusable, so kids can enjoy them over and over again.

pink jellyfish headband craft

Color by number ocean animals are a fun way to practice pencil grip and number recognition skills. Whether your kids love finned creatures like fish and whales or prefer turtles, there is a wide variety of ocean animals to color. Each printable has numbered sections for each part of the animal, so your kids can boost their fine motor skills as they fill in these colorful critters.

This ocean playdough kit comes with everything you need to keep your kids entertained! It has a variety of trinkets and toys to add a sensory element to the playdough. Your kids will love using their imaginations to create all sorts of ocean animal adventures.

Share With Us

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Ideas For Kids

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Jellyfish Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This jellyfish headband craft is perfect for kids who love spending time in the ocean!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Markers or crayons (if using the color in version)
  • Jellyfish template

Instructions

  1. Download the jellyfish template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eyes in the middle of the jellyfish body, just above the mouth.
  3. Next, glue the cheeks on either side of the mouth, below the eyes.
  4. Take the bottom wavy part of the body and glue it to the front and bottom of the jellyfish's body.
  5. Place the tentacles along the back of the jellyfish and glue them in place. If your kids don't want the tentacles in their faces, you'll need to have them glue them only to the sides or trim them shorter than the ones we made.
  6. Place the completed jellyfish along the blue band of the headband.
  7. Finish off by taping a headband extender to each side of the headband base.

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