Mermaid Paper Bag Craft For Kids

[Free Template]

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Mermaid fans unite! There’s never too many mermaid crafts and activities to do, right? If you agree, you’ll want to make this easy mermaid paper bag craft with your kids.

We’re giving you a free printable template to make it super simple to recreate, plus it comes with a mermaid and a merboy version.

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– Brown paper bag – Colored cardstock or construction paper – Scissors – Glue – Markers – Mermaid template


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

2. Optional: Glue the ocean background to the main portion and flap of the brown paper bag.

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3. Create the mermaid or merboy head by gluing the hair to the top of the page.

4. Take the completed head and glue it to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

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