22 Adorable Mermaid Crafts for Kids

All little girls (and lots of little boys) love mermaids. These under the sea fantasy creatures are always beautiful and colorful – what’s not to love?

For everyone that wishes they had one of those gorgeous, sparkly tails, here are a bunch of fun mermaid crafts to make. (affiliates included)


22 Adorable Mermaid Crafts for Kids

Create mermaid art with salt, glue, and your favorite water colors. via Kids Activities Blog 

Print your own mermaid tiara that you can customize with glitter and stickers! via Genevieve Gail

Every mermaid princess needs her own mermaid wand to decorate too! via That Kids Craft Site

These little mermaids made out of toilet paper rolls are adorable! via Molly Moo Crafts

This DIY mermaid necklace is perfect for dress up! via Mama Pappa Bubba

Wait – who says the kids get to have all the fun? Here are some fun adult mermaid coloring pages. (But kids love them, too!) via Red Ted Art


Make a small mermaid doll from a clothespin! via Spoonful

Use your handprint to make a mermaid. This is a fun craft for the little ones to create. via Education.com

Get ready to head to the pool with this DIY mermaid tail towel. So cute! via Stitch To My Lou

Paint seashells to make this gorgeous mermaid crown. via Creative Green Living

Having a mermaid party? Make this easy mermaid tail as a fun activity + party favor! via Living Locurto

Cardboard, sequins, and ribbon make this easy paper mermaid craft. via Simplicity Street


This printable makes one of the easiest and most fun mermaid crafts ever. Just print and paint! via Learn Create Love

Here is another fun mermaid made from recycled toilet paper roll. So cute! via Red Ted Art

These mermaid cookies look delicious! They would be perfect for a birthday party. via Disney

Make an under the sea mermaid scene with a paper plate! via Zing Zing Tree

Or try a mermaid tail cupcake! via Mrs. Dork

Decorate your bedroom with mermaid scale letters. This is a really fun DIY! via This Heart of Mine


Make tiny mermaids out of popsicle sticks! So easy and fun. via Glued To My Crafts Blog

This is one of  my favorite mermaid crafts – it’s cut outs from a magazine turned mermaid! via No Time For Flash Cards

If you’re chilly wrap up in this DIY mermaid tail blanket! via Dukes and Duchesses

Try this mermaid sensory slime for a fun under the sea activity. via Sugar Spice and Glitter 

Be queen of the sea with this gorgeous printable mermaid crown! via Catch My Party

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Mermaid Tail Suncatcher

Leave a comment: Which of these mermaid crafts did your kids enjoy the most?