One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Craft
With Dr. Seuss’s Birthday coming up (which just so happens to be National Read Across America Day) I thought that I’d share some fun Dr. Seuss crafts. If you’re a parent or teacher reading your kids Dr. Seuss books, you’ll love this paper craft that will help bring the story to life!
Read on for the step-by-step guide for the 1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish craft!
Things You Will Need:
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You can use quilling strips or you can also prepare your own quilling strips from colored craft papers or colored cardstock paper. Use the slotted quilling tool to make loose coil.
Press any one side of that coil to make a teardrop shape.
Make 2 quilled teardrop shapes, 1 big and the other one relatively smaller. Keep a small part of the big teardrop shape’s open end outside of the shape.
Take the small teardrop shape and flatten its curved side to create a triangle shape.
Press the middle point of the triangle shape’s any one straight ends to make an arrowhead shape.
Apply glue on the big teardrop shape’s extra part on the outside.
Join the arrowhead shape’s pointy end with the glued part of the teardrop shape. The fish pattern is ready! Now attach the googly eye on the teardrop shape to complete the quilled fish.
Cut out a small half-moon shape from pink colored craft paper; this will be the mouth of the fish. Glue it on the teardrop shape, below the googly eye. Allow the glue dry.
Did You Ever Fly a Kite in Bed?
Did you ever walk with ten cars on your head? Ah, I love that book. The One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish book is truly a classic! Now get out there and read, read, read! Oh, and make this craft of course.
As always, I have even more crafts or goodies to try out!
- Thing 1 and Thing 2 Sugar Cookies Recipe
- Thing 1 and Thing 2 Craft
- Truffula Tree Craft
- Cat in the Hat Craft
- Horton Hears a Who Craft
What is your favourite Dr. Seuss book?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
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Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela, and wife to Darasak. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.