Mermaids are magical all year long nad little ones love dreaming about them and pretending to be them. That’s why these magical mermaid crafts for kids are so awesome!
From dress-up to bath time, there are crafts to feed kids’ imaginations and bring out the underwater explorer in your child.
Kids love mermaid magic, and they’re going to love these crafts, too!
Lovely and Magical Mermaid Crafts for Kids of All Ages
1. Mermaid Tail Bath Towels
These mermaid tail bath towels from Stitch to My Lou are perfect for a day at the beach, or just sunning in the kiddy pool!
2. Magazine Mermaid Cutouts
This magazine mermaid cutout activity by No Time for Flashcards is fun because your kiddo will get to mix and match their very own mermaid tail!
3. Clothespin Mermaid Crafts
Create fun pool toys your child will adore with these clothespin mermaid crafts by Disney Family!
4. Painted Mermaid Tail
Give your child a storytime worth talking about with this painted mermaid tail project by Playground Park Bench.
5. Mermaid Footprint Art
Footprint art is always fun, but this one makes magical Ariel! What a super crafty idea from The Keeper Of The Cheerios!
6. Handprint Mermaid Craft
Your child can use their hands to create a mermaid of their own design in this fun idea from Paige Knudsen!
7. Sparkly Mermaid Party Invitation
Throwing a mermaid party? Don’t forget the amazingly sparkly mermaid invitation like this one from Simplicity Street!
8. Lovely Mermaid Collage
This fun mermaid collage project by Zing Zing Tree is easy for littles to make and so magical it’ll transport them ‘under the sea’!
9. Beautiful Mermaid Crown
Give your child a mermaid crown fit for a sea princess! Such a fabulous idea from Totally The Bomb!
10. Sparkly Shell Necklace
A sparkly shell necklace will match the mermaid crown! This cute craft by Mama Papa Bubba is so much fun for little mermaids to wear!
11. Mermaid Shell Bath Bomb
Bath time is way more fun when kids get to swim with this mermaid shell bath bomb idea from Totally The Bomb!
12. Sock Mermaid Tails
These sock mermaid tails from Crafty Morning are easy to make and will make impromptu dress-up sessions even more fun!
13. Mermaid Torn Paper Craft
Want a different kind of mermaid invitation for your party? Check out this torn paper invitation from Between The Blue Houses!
14. Mermaid Cardboard Roll
It’s easy to turn a cardboard roll into a mermaid in this fun art by Red Ted Art!
15. Mermaid Wand
Does your little mermaid need a wand? Follow these simple steps from Totally the Bomb and your kiddo will have one in no time!
16. Mix and Match Mermaid Tails
Mermaids love to be fashionable, and with this fun craft from Reading Confetti, you can mix and match their tails to let them be as fashionable as they wish!
17. No-Sew Mermaid Tails
Create easy no-sew mermaid tails in no time for your little princess and all her friends! Follow the tutorial from Living Locurto and have a magical mermaid afternoon!
18. Paper Bag Mermaid Puppet
This paper sack mermaid puppet project from I Heart Crafty Things is easy to make and fun to play with!
19. Mermaid Peg Dolls
Here are some more fun mermaid peg dolls, but these are totally easy enough for kids to make themselves! Help them make these in this fun idea from Be A Fun Mum!
20. Mermaid Plush Dolls
Your mermaid lover is going to fall in love with these mermaid plush dolls project by A Beautiful Mess!
21. Popsicle Stick Mermaids
Popsicle stick mermaids are a great rainy day afternoon craft! See the instructions from Glued To My Crafts to make them!
22. Salt Glue Painting
Next time your child wants to paint, show them how to use salt glue to create their own underwater adventure like this one from Kids Activities Blog
23. Sewn Mermaid Tails
These sewn mermaid tails are sparkly, gorgeous, and long-lasting for your mermaid and her friends. Find out how to make these from A Little Of This, A Little Of That!
24. Tissue Paper Roll Mermaid
This tissue paper roll mermaid craft by Molly Moo Crafts is adorable and perfect for storytelling time!
25. Whirly Tail Mermaid
Make this whirly tail mermaid and watch her swim around in the air. What a fun project from Let’s Play Kids Music!
More Magical and Whimsical Crafts from Play Ideas
- Your kiddo will have a magical sleep with this sweeet unicorn body pillow.
- Have a whimsical party with these super fun unicorn-themed party ideas!
- These cute cacti crafts will make your kids go crazily fun when they do them.
- Unicorn crafts are always great for kids of all ages to make.
- A magical day will begin when your kids make these amazing clothespin crafts!
- These curiously cute cat crafts for kids will wake up the cat lover heart.
- Puff paint crafts and ideas are a perfect sensory play for your little ones!
Which magical mermaid craft is your little one’s favorite to make?