Australia: Clown Fish

Kids will love making this floating clown fish out of Creatologyâ„¢ glitter, craft foam & sparkle pom poms. A friendly sea-horse swims along with your fish as they explore the water down under.
 
 

Messy Rating:

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Suitable for: 6-8

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_33398, april2013, clown fish, fish, passport, passport to imagination, australia, glitter, craft foam, events, kids club, Creatology

Materials

  • Elmer's® Glue
  • Scissors
  • Wooden Dowel, 38.1 cm (15")
  • Creatology™ Glitter – Licorice, Sugar and Orangeade
  • Creatology™ Craft Foam Pack
  • Creatology™ Sparkle Pom Poms
  • Yarn – Black
  • Pony Beads – Assorted Colours
  • Thumbtack (or Finishing Nail or Hook) (Optional)
  • Download pattern from below
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Instructions

Step 1
Glue a sparkle pom pom to each end of a 38.1 cm (15") wooden dowel.

Step 2
Cut out two each of clown fish pieces from orange and white fun foam using pattern.

Step 3
Cover orange clown fish pieces on each side with Orangeade glitter, one side at a time. Let dry.

Step 4
Cover white clown fish pieces on each side with Sugar glitter, one side at a time. Let dry.

Step 5
Outline orange pieces in Licorice glitter, as shown in photo. Let dry.

Step 6
Lay out one set of fish pieces to form clown fish shape, as shown in photo, glitter side down.

Step 7
Glue one wiggle eye to each side of fish face.

Step 8
Cut one piece of black yarn to about 38.1 cm (15") long. Carefully lay the yarn on top of lower area of all fish pieces, horizontally.

Step 9
Add glue to area near yarn of each fish piece, add top pieces of fish (glitter side up), sandwiching the yarn in between. Be careful to leave top section of each piece unglued.

Step 10
Cut one 30.5 cm (12") piece of yarn for each fish section. Glue yarn to inside top area of each fish section, yarn extending up vertically. (See photo for reference.)

Step 11
Add three pony beads to each piece of yarn, tie to dowel and knot over the top of fish.

Step 12
Hang mobile using thumbtack, finishing nail, or hook.

Download Pattern

Tips

Let glitter dry completely.