Paper Mermaid Craft

Mermaids are absolutely magical. Like the unicorns of the sea, if you will. If you’re ready for some enchantment then you’ll love this simple Paper Mermaid Craft. Make them together and watch the magic happen.

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As if our mermaid craft needed to be any easier, we’ve also included a Free Printable Mermaid Template. The best part of this easy paper craft is that you can make your mermaids in your choice of skin tone, hair color, and color of tail fins.

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Make a Simple Paper Mermaid Craft

To make our Paper Mermaid Craft you will need our mermaid template, cardstock in assorted colors, markers, scissors, and a glue stick.

Paper Mermaid Craft Supplies Needed

  • Mermaid Template
  • Cardstock – assorted skin, hair, tail fin, and top colors
  • Markers – matching assorted colors
  • Black pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Easy Mermaid Craft Step by Step Instructions

Begin by printing the mermaid template. Cut out the pieces.

Mermaid template pieces cut.

Trace the body on the skin toned cardstock of choice. Trace the hair on the hair color cardstock of choice. And do the same with the tail, fin, and top. Cut all the pieces out.

Tail and fin glued together.

Now, glue the tail to the body. Glue the fin to the bottom of the tail.

Mermaid top glued in place.

Glue the top in place, as well.

Ponytail glued behind head shape.

Next, glue the ponytail to the back of the head shape.

Bangs glued in place.

And glue the bangs to the front.

Mermaid face detail with pens and markers.

Finally, use markers and pens to add a simple face, blush, and lips.

Top and tail detail.

And detail to the tail, fin, and top, too. Your magical mermaids are now ready to swim in the sea!

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Pin this Craft!

Be sure to pin the below image to Pinterest to save this craft for later!

Paper Mermaid Craft pin image.

More Summer Crafts for Kids

We have more fun summer craft ideas, too! Check out our Cardboard Roll Pirate Craft, Paper Loop Pufferfish Craft, Crayon Resist Watercolor Fish, and our Cardboard Bubble Wrap Octopus Craft. If you’re looking for more mermaids, be sure to also see our Cardboard Roll Mermaids Craft and our Cardboard Roll Yarn Wrapped Mermaid, as well!

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