Watercolour Fish Craft (using a printable fish template)

You are going to love how bright and colourful this watercolour fish craft is. Using our fish template children of all ages can produce a piece of really effective under the sea art. The combination of bold watercolour paints and a torn background makes this fish craft really eye catching. Just scroll down for your printable fish template and full directions to make your own under the sea theme art.

watercolour fish craft and printable fish template.

If you are looking for more under the sea crafts you will love our shark craft, rock fish, fish scratch art and ocean thumbprint craft.

You might like to use some of the sea creatures from our under the sea colouring pages to add to your under the sea art picture. 

Another fun art project to try is our Big Wave Art Project for Kids

Scroll down below to see how to create your own colourful fish craft using our printable fish template.

under the sea art

We also have a selection of under-the-sea paper crafts that you might enjoy that all come with printable templates: 

Watercolour fish craft with fish template

Supplies for watercolour fish craft:

  • Watercolour Paper
  • Watercolour Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Supplies for torn paper under the sea background

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Directions for watercolour fish craft

Before starting this fish craft you will need to download and print out the fish template on watercolour paper. You can find the printable by scrolling down below.

printable fish template

Prepare a surface with newspaper or a vinyl tablecloth for easy cleanup and then cut out the fish template. Paint the fish with various shades of bold colours. Allow the paint to dry completely. Children of all ages can have fun painting their fish and each fish is guaranteed to be unique.

watercolour fish craft

Directions for torn paper under the sea background and plants

Tear strips of blue paper and glue them onto a piece of blue paper. Then tear of strips of tan paper and glue them to the bottom of the paper.

under the sea craft

Glue the seaweed plants, seashells and rocks (template available below) onto the torn paper background.

under the sea theme crafts

Once your fish have dried completely, glue them onto the torn paper background and your piece of under the sea art is complete!

under the sea fish craft


To download this printable fish template for free click on the link below and add the discount code: fishcraft. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

printable under the sea theme fish template

We hope that you enjoy making this fish craft and that the printable fish template makes it super easy to create. This is the perfect piece of under the sea art to create with children of all ages. The colourful watercolour fish alongside the texture of the background makes this under the sea craft bold, colourful and unique. This fish craft is perfect for an under the sea theme!

Watercolour fish craft using a printable fish template. Under the sea art for kids.

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