Mermaid Tail Craft For Kids

[Free Template]

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Mermaids are like a magnet for kids, especially once summertime rolls around! If you need an easy craft to do with the kids, try out this mermaid tail craft.

You can make it as simple or intricate as you want! Just use markers to draw on scales or make it extra special by using glitter glue, sparkly stickers, and more!

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– Colored cardstock or construction paper – Glue – Scissors – Embellishments (glitter glue, stickers, etc.) – Mermaid tail template


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

2. Begin by gluing the top portion to the main tail piece. Next, glue the fin portion to the bottom of the tail.

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3. Use a marker to draw on the tail scales and the lines on the fin.

4. Optional: Embellish the tail by using glitter, glitter glue, stickers, or anything else your child wants to add!

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