Easy Newspaper Shark & Cupcake Fish


The summer season is the most suitable time for kids getting a break from school, and sometimes they get bored. However, here we are sharing Newspaper Shark summer crafts for teenagers to cheer them up.

We are super excited to share these crafts with teenagers. However, any age of kids can make these crafts. It’s the perfect time to do these awesome actives. Let’s the fun begin!

NewsPaper Shark

Newspapers are one of the common useful materials in the crafting world. Not only are they amazing for recycled crafts, but they can also create many wonderful items. It’s simple to make and great for all ages of kids but especially for teenagers. Little kids need some assistance while making this; however, teenagers can make this on their own.

You probably have all the items required in this activity. Let’s make an amazing shark with the help of an ordinary newspaper. It’s time to get creative! 

What you need

  • Newspaper
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • light blue, dark blue, black, and white cardstock paper

Instructions (step by step)

Starting by cutting out shark face shape from the newspaper, and that’s the most fun part of the project. Everyone creates a personalized shape of the shark, so let’s see how they cut out the face. You can make big or tiny, skinny or tall; however, you choose.

After you have a shark face, glue it on the blue cardstock paper.

Cut out ocean waves shape from dark blue cardstock, or you can also use construction paper. Glue it on the bottom of your light blue paper underneath your shark face.

Now cut out a shark mouth and teeth from a black and white sheet (as you can see in the image)

Glue it on the shark face, don’t forget to stick googly eyes. You have made it!

Cupcake Fish

Do you know we love making crafts out of Cupcake liners? Yeah, that’s true, and even cup liners are the perfect base for fishy.

So here we are going to make the most adorable fish craft out of cup liners. Let’s the fun begin. You can do this activity in any season without any limitations, but summer is the best time to make it.

One of the most favorite things about this craft is how many different ways you can customize it.

What you need

  • Blue cardstock sheet
  • Cupcake liners (you can use different sizes)
  • Varying colors of paper triangles for the fishtail fins (optional)
  • glue stick
  • black marker
  • blue crayon
  • White paint and a paper straw for bubbles

Instructions (step by step)

You can cut a triangle shape out of paper to make the tale of the fish.

Also, you can use a cupcake liner to make tales as well. Cut the liner from half and half again, as you can see in the image. 

Okay, let’s start the fun, glue the cup liner on the sheet and let your kids show their creativity.

Color it and draw a cool pattern on the liner. Let it dry and stick a googly eye on it.

To make bubbles, pour a small amount of white color onto a small paper plate. Dip the end of the start and press the end of the straw onto the paper to make bubble patterns.

Woah! You have done.

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