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Shark!

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A great way to help children work on their scissor skills, this simple shark craft is sure to win appreciation for these mighty fish.



shark

Time: 15 minutes
Age: 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials


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Blue or grey cardstock or construction paper
White cardstock circle or small paper plate
Googly eyes
Scissors
Glue

Method
Draw a guide circle inside the white circle. This will be the border for the teeth.



shark

Cut the teeth from the white disc by creating triangles.



cutting teeth
I introduced real scissors for this project to my preschooler and used the opportunity to show him how to hold the scissors correctly and talked about scissor safety.

Fold over the triangles and then fold the circle in half.



cutting teeth

Cut out a fish shape and shark fin from the blue paper.



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Assemble the parts to create your very own shark.



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Sharks are often seen as the "bad" fish in the ocean. To help create an appreciation for these animals, introduce your children to a friendly great white shark in the Gilbert series by Jane Clarke.

Categories
#5 to 10s
#Easy
#Scissor skills
#Shark
#Under The Sea
#Paper Craft
#Fine Motor Skills
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