Paper Plate Fish Craft

I love using paper plates as part of crafts with my daughter. For our homeschool preschool lesson on fish last spring, she and I made an easy but fun paper plate fish craft.


  • Paper plate
  • Colored paper
  • Wiggle eye
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Cut a triangle out of the paper plate.
  2. Glue the triangle to the opposite side of the paper plate.
  3. Tear the colored paper into small pieces.
  4. Glue the paper pieces onto the paper plate fish.
  5. Glue a wiggle eye on the paper plate fish.

Paper Plate Fish Craft

For another fish craft, try my X Is for X-ray Fish Handprint Craft.

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Paper Plate Fish Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson


Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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