For some they bring terror. For others only fascination and wonder. No matter who you are, chances are when you think of the ocean, you also think about sharks. That’s why shark crafts are always popular when it comes to sea animal crafts.
Whether you’re looking for kids activities for Shark Week in July, some fun shark-themed party ideas, or just summer activities for kids, this ultimate collection of shark crafts and shark activities is the place to start.
Toddlers and preschoolers will have fun making their own sharks to play with. Older kids can show off their creativity with projects perfect for them. No matter what age you are looking for, there is a shark craft for everyone.
These Coral Reef Ocean Life Shadow Puppets are perfect for sparking the imagination and acting out stories. Adventure in a Box
I love how the silhouettes just pop in this Shark Suncatcher . Buggy and Buddy
This Rocking Paper Plate Shark is a fun shark craft for preschoolers. Artsy Momma
See how a piece of carefully folded paper turns into a fun Shark Hand Puppet. Easy Peasy and Fun
Use those colorful cupcake liners to make this cute Cupcake Liner Shark. I Heart Crafty Things
Turn an ordinary clothespin into a fun Clothespin Shark. Things to Share and Remember
Love fingerprint crafts? Check out these Fingerprint Sharks. Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
You’ll be amazed by how you can turn a simple pool toy into an awesome Pool Noodle Shark . JDaniel 4’s Mom
Recycle the newspaper into a fun craft with this Newspaper Shark. I Hearty Crafty Things
Have a tween that likes to sew? They can create their very own funky Shark Purse. A Beautiful Mess
Footprint crafts are adorable and this Footprint Shark Craft is no exception. It would make a cute keepsake. Glued to My Crafts
Want a craft your child can play with afterwards? This Toilet Paper Roll Shark will provide hours of fun. Glue Sticks and Gumdrops
Do your kids love Legos? Discover how you can Make an Awesome Lego Shark with blocks you already have. Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls
Use black glue to make beautiful Stained Glass Shark Bookmarks. Red Ted Art
Kids will love getting creative with this Stained Glass Shark Coloring Printable. School Time Snippets
Turn the kids into sharks with these fun Shark Masks JDaniel 4’s Mom
These Shark Coloring Pages are perfect for printing out for the kids to color this summer. Red Ted Art
Why should the kids have all the fun? Make this DIY Momma Shark T-Shirt and be ready for Shark Week. The Quiet Grove
Summertime is the perfect time for mixing fun with learning. These activities are guaranteed to get the kids excited.
Little ones will love this simple Feed the Shark Fine Motor Game. School Time Snippets
Get the kids up and moving and working on gross motor skills with this fun Shark Run Game . Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Celebrate Shark Week with 4 DIY Shark Party Games that will leave them giggling and begging for more. There’s Just One Mommy
The Shark Attack Song is fun to sing and is simple to add hand movements to. No Time for Flashcards
This Shark Sensory Bottle is fun to make and would look great sitting on a dresser. Stir the Wonder
Toddlers will have tons of fun with this Squishy Shark Sensory Bag. The Chaos and the Clutter
Water beads are always fun. They make the perfect ocean for this Shark Water Bead Sensory Bin 3 Dinosaurs
Create your own mini ocean and let your kids explore in this Digging for Shark Teeth Sensory Bin. Stir the Wonder
Find out How Sharks Float with this activity. Preschool Powol Packets
Continue learning How Sharks Float with this fun experiment. Preschool Powol Packets
Ever wonder why some animals can live in salt water and others can’t? Learn about which animals can live in salt water and try this Desalinization Experiment . Schooling a Monkey
This simple Buoyancy Experiment will help kids understand why sharks don’t sink. Little Bins for Little Hands
Print out this I Can Count to 10 with Sharks activity and have fun counting and working on one to one correspondence with your preschooler. Preschool Powol Packets
Kids love to roll dice. This Shark Roll and Cover the Numbers printable shark activity will have them adding and having fun. Playdough to Plato
Work on early reading skills with this simple Shark Sight Words Game. Growing Book by Book
Feed the Shark Alphabet Game will have the kids learning and and having fun. You can even adapt it to work on colors or numbers. Toddler Approved
Print out these Shark Fact Cards , perfect for taking in the car and quizzing each other. Natural Beach Living
Want to know more about sharks? Read some of these “Jawsome” Shark Books for Kids together. There’s Just One Mommy
Planning to watch some awesome shark videos? Make one of these fun treats to munch on while you learn about these creatures from the deep.
Tasty Shark Treats
Creamy pudding, crunchy “sand” and a gummy shark all come together for some Shark-Infested Vanilla Pudding. See Vanessa Craft
What better way to celebrate Shark Week than with cake? Find out How to Make a Shark Cake. There’s Just One Mommy
Create your own mini ocean you can eat with this Shark Jello Snack. The Joys of Boys
On a hot summer day, ice cream is always a hit. These Ice Cream Sandwich Sharks are sure to bring a smile to the kids’ faces. Reading Confetti
These shark crafts and shark activities are perfect for Shark Week or anytime.
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