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Shark Mother’s Day Card Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Mother’s Day is coming up, and what better way to show Mom how much you love her than by giving her a handmade card?

This shark Mother’s Day card craft is the perfect activity for kids of all ages.

Simply print out the free template, cut out the pieces, and assemble them following the instructions. The best part is that you can personalize the card to say whatever you want.

So whether you want to tell Mom “You’re a fin-tastic mom” or tell her how much you love her, this card will let her know just how special she is to you.

So get crafting and show Mom some love this Mother’s Day! Also, be sure to check out all of our Mother’s Day activities for kids.

Shark Mothers Day Card To Make

shark card craft image collage with the words Mother's Day shark card

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Shark template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding shark card template

Take the card base piece and fold it in half along the dashed line. Cut it out, leaving the top uncut.

hand folding card base in half

Next, glue the lower portion of the face to the front and bottom of the card.

hand gluing lower face to shark card craft

Place the eyes on either side of the nose and glue them in place.

hand gluing eye to shark card craft

Take the top fin and glue it the back and middle of the card.

hand gluing top fin to shark card craft

Position the side fins on either side of the card and glue them to the back.

hand gluing side fin to shark card craft

Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the bottom of the mouth. Trim off the excess paper.

hand gluing tongue to shark mouth

Now glue the teeth to the top and bottom of the mouth and cut off the paper that hangs over the edge.

hand gluing teeth to shark mouth

Finish making it by gluing the mouth in the middle of the lower portion of the face.

hand gluing mouth to shark card craft

Open up and write a special message inside.

hand writing message inside shark card craft

Mom is going to love this cute homemade card!

hand holding shark card craft

More Mother’s Day Ideas For Kids

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate the mothers in our lives. We love them and want show how much we appreciate all they do for us! What better way than by getting the kids together to do some fun Mother’s Day activities? Read on below for our favorite ideas!

Reading is one of the best ways to help your kids learn and grow. It encourages them develop focus, concentration, as well as an interest in reading which can last a life time!

Check out one or more of these fun books about mom:

I Turned My Mom Into A Unicorn – If your child loves the Ted and Friends books, they’ll get a chuckle out of this one about Ted’s mom! Ted feels his mom is too grumpy, but when he turns his mom into a unicorn, will everything be fixed? This book is short and simple for young kids and shares the message of appreciating the goodness in their lives.

The Night Before Mother’s Day – These books are always fun and sweet and this one is no different! Read this story to see how a dad and his two daughters prepare to pamper mom for Mother’s Day!

What Not To Give Your Mom On Mother’s Day -Follow a boy and his mom in a story of all the things you shouldn’t give to your mom, unless she’s an animal. This is a simple story kids will enjoy with a cute message at the end!

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Crafting is a great activity for young kids. It helps them to use their imagination and be creative. It also helps them to learn new skills such as cutting, gluing, and painting. So if you are looking for an activity for your young kiddo, be sure to try these Mother’s Day crafts:

Flower Handprint Card Craft – These handprint flowers are perfect! Kids will love getting creative and making these simple cards. Plus, they’re perfect for any other springtime celebrations too.

Panda Mother’s Day Craft – This easy paper craft is perfect for kids to make for their mothers on Mother’s Day. They can create a cute panda holding hearts with just a few simple steps. It’s a fun and easy way to show mom how much they love her!

hand opening shark card craft

Butterfly Card Craft – Looking for a fun Mother’s Day activity that will keep the kids entertained? This butterfly craft is perfect! Not only is it adorable, but it’s also easy to make. Plus, mom will love getting a handmade card from her little ones. So get started and show mom some love with this sweet butterfly card!

This Mother’s Day, keep the kids busy with these Mother’s Day dot to dot activity printables. It’ll give them something fun and educational to do while also creating something they can give to Mom.

Mom will love these Mother’s Day color by number printables! They’re perfect for keeping the kids entertained on Mother’s Day. Just download and print, then let the kids go to town.

Show your mom some love this Mother’s Day with this printable All About Mom page. This fun activity is perfect for kids of all ages to fill out and give to their mothers. It’ll be a memento she can treasure forever.

hand holding shark card craft

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Shark Mother's Day Card Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This shark Mother's Day card craft is perfect for kids. It's a great way to show some love for mom on her special day!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Shark template

Instructions

  1. Download the shark template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take the card base piece and fold it in half along the dashed line. Cut it out, leaving the top uncut.
  3. Next, glue the lower portion of the face to the front and bottom of the card.
  4. Place the eyes on either side of the nose and glue them in place.
  5. Take the top fin and glue it to the back and middle of the card.
  6. Position the side fins on either side of the card and glue them to the back.
  7. Create the mouth by gluing the tongue to the bottom of the mouth. Trim off the excess paper.
  8. Now glue the teeth to the top and bottom of the mouth and cut off the paper that hangs over the edge.
  9. Finish making it by gluing the mouth in the middle of the lower portion of the face.
  10. Open up and write a special message inside.

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Julie Olson

Friday 29th of April 2022

Cute

Sam

Friday 29th of April 2022

Aw, thanks!

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