Let’s have some shark fun with this big list of our favorite shark crafts, shark games and shark activities for kids of all ages. Use these shark craft ideas in the classroom or at home. There is the perfect shark idea for your child!

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Let’s make a shark craft!

Shark Week Ideas for Kids

We look forward to Shark Week every year, and the best way to celebrate it is by making the coolest shark inspired kids shark themed crafts and activities for kids of all ages.

Whether you’re planning a Shark Week party or creating a shark learning unit, these shark crafts, printables, shark-themed party food, and recipes are just what you need! Plus they are great preschool activities and great for elementary school kids as well.

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Best Shark Crafts for Kids

1. Shark Origami Craft

Make a shark origami bookmark — so fun! via Kids Activities Blog

2. Make Shark Soap

Bath time can be fun with shark fin soap! via Totally the Bomb

3. Shark Paper Plate Crafts

4. Shark Collage Art Project

Turn an old newspaper into a shark with this simple shark craft. via I Heart Crafty Things

5. Shark Fin Hat Craft

Kids will love this shark fin hat that you can make together. via Glue Sticks and Gum Drops

6. Make a Shark Puppet

7. Shark Clothes Pin Craft for Kids

How cute is this shark clothespin craft?! It’s eating a little fish! via Kix Cereal

8. Shark Paper Craft

We just love a cute shark cupcake liner craft. via I Heart Crafty Things

9. Shark Popsicle Stick Craft

Practice shapes with this popsicle stick shark craft. via Glued to My Crafts

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Try these shark activities with your kids!

More Shark Crafts Your Kids Will Love

10. Make a Shark Paper Puppet

11. Shark Binocular Craft

Recycle toilet paper rolls into colorful shark binoculars. via Pink Stripey Socks

12. Create Shark Finger Puppets for Play

This felt shark finger puppet is so simple, but so cute! via Repeat Crafter Me

13. Build Sharks out of LEGO Bricks

Got a kid who loves LEGO? Build LEGO sharks! via Little Bins for Little Hands

14. Chomp Chomp Shark Craft

Chomp chomp! We just love these clothespin ocean animals — the shark is so fun! via Dzieciaki W Domu

15. Shark Fin Bookmark Craft

Use popsicle sticks to make shark fin bookmarks! via Simplistically Living

16. Shark Jaw Paper Plate Craft

Turn a paper plate into shark jaws! via Dollar Store Crafts

Shark Games You Can Make

17. Make a Feed the Shark Game

18. Plastic Bottle Shark Game for Kids

Turn a plastic bottle into a shark game. via Krokotak

19. Make a Fish Hockey Shark Game

Haha! We love this fish hockey shark game. via JDaniel4’s Mom

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Easy crafts for kids at preschool age.

Easy Shark Crafts & Preschool Shark Crafts

20. Shark Tank Sensory Craft

Little ones will enjoy shark tank sensory play. via Left Brain Craft Brain

21. Simple Shark Suncatchers Kids Can Make

22. Homemade Shark Sensory Bags & Bins

23. Shark Paper Craft

This shark toilet paper roll craft is so simple! via Glue Sticks and Gumdrops

24. Let’s Make Shark Slime

Kids will love this shark slime! via A Night Owl Blog

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These Ocean inspired Kids worksheets are perfect for Shark week

Shark Worksheets & Shark Printables

25. Shark Printables for Parties

26. Shark Facts Printables

Teach kids all about sharks with these shark fact printable cards. via Natural Beach Living

27. Shark Color by Number Printables

28. Shark Connect the Dots Printables

Connect the dots to create a shark in these coloring pages! via Kids Activities Blog

30. Printable Shark Lessons

31. Let’s Print Shark Bingo!

This shark bingo printable is perfect for game night! via Deceptively Educational

32. Printable Shark Crafts

Create a shark headband to celebrate in style! via Kids Activities Blog

33. Free Shark Coloring Pages for Kids

Related: More printable activity sheets and other free learning activities

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Aren’t these shark snacks yummy? Ready to party?

Shark Treats & Shark Snacks

34. Homemade Shark Lollipops

We just love these colorful shark lollipops. via Natural Beach Living

35. Make Shark Cake

Make a shark cake at home with this tutorial! via There’s Just One Mommy

36. Shark Treats with Jello

37. Shark Popcorn Recipes

Shark bait popcorn is salty, sweet, and delicious! via Totally the Bomb

Related: More scary shark recipes for kids {giggle}

38. Yummy Shark Kabobs

Shark gummy kabobs are perfect for adding to a drink! via Totally the Bomb

39. Shark Drinks

Turn plain old water into a shark-infested water drink! via Simplistically Living

40. Edible Shark Jewelry

Haha! How cute is this edible life preserver necklace!? via Totally the Bomb

41. Shark Snack Cups

  • Make delicious shark snacks for the entire family
  • Shark attack snack cups are the perfect way to serve a yummy treat. via Mom Endeavors

42. Shark Candy Bark

Shark chocolate candy bark is so cute! via Sandy Toes and Popsicles

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How do you celebrate Shark Week? Which of these shark crafts and shark activities for kids are you going to try first?

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