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12 Fin-tastic Mermaid Activities For Kids

We can’t get enough mermaids! They’re right up there with the unicorns!

We love mermaids all year long, but especially during summertime! If your child feels the same way, you have to check out all of these fun mermaid activities for kids!

You’ll find lots of different types of crafts, coloring pages, and more.

These activities are great for kids of all ages, from preschool to kindergarten, to elementary school.

Browse through our list and save all the ideas your child loves! And be sure to check back often as we add even more ideas to our collection.

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Mermaid Ideas

2 mermaid headband crafts

Have your little one dress up as a mermaid and use this mermaid headband craft to finish it off! It’s easy to create from paper or print and color in with markers.

boy and girl paper bag mermaid craft

Boys and girls will have a great time making these cute mermaid paper bag crafts! They’re fun to use for imaginative play!

coloring page mermaid bookmarks

These mermaid bookmarks are a quick activity kids can do for summer reading or for year round reading!

2 mermaid paper crafts

If paper crafts are your child’s favorite, you have to add this easy mermaid paper craft to the list! Download the free template and have a mermaid in 15 minutes or less

hand dragging finger into teal slime

Create some super sparkly, super awesome mermaid slime! If you’re worried about a mess, just send the kids outside to play with it. It’s too much fun to pass up!

hand holding popsicle stick mermaid

Kids will love this easy popsicle stick mermaid craft! It’s a great summertime project to keep kids entertained. This is an ideal activity when you’re looking for something fun and creative to do with the kids on those hot, lazy days of summer.

hand holding handprint mermaid craft

We love handprint crafts of all kinds, but this mermaid handprint craft might be our new favorite!!

boy mermaid coloring pages

Girls aren’t the only ones who love mermaids! Print out these boy mermaid coloring pages so the boys don’t feel left out.

mermaid coloring page

Need more coloring pages?! Always! Download these printable mermaid coloring pages for quiet indoor time.

This mermaid toilet paper roll craft is a super easy and adorable craft to do with the kids. It only requires toilet paper rolls, paper, scissors, and glue! This mermaid will be ready for its next adventure in no time!

two little girls mermaid paper crafts

Turn your child into a mermaid with this fun photo mermaid craft!

hand holding green mermaid tail craft

Looking for a fun craft to do with your kids? This paper mermaid tail craft is the perfect project and it’s easy enough that even young children can make it.

Which mermaid activity will you try out first?

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