Footprint Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Fish, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 01-10-2010 | 19,739 views

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It’s time to get ticklish again 😀 Blurp, blurp.. FISH here we come 😛

Footprint Fish


Paint your feet red or any colour of your choice and stamp onto a drawing block


Paint your pointer white and stamp as the eyes. Paint some fins and the fish is done 🙂

Egg Carton Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Fish, Pipe Cleaner | Posted on 21-06-2010 | 38,239 views

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Egg carton fish

The next time you think of throwing out your egg cartons, think again for they can be used to make beautiful fish!


Egg carton


Cut the egg carton into individual cups.
Glue them together to get the shape of a fish.


Paint the fish


The kids deep in concentration


Cut craft foams as the fins. Use pipe cleaner as the mouth


The kid’s finished product – The Egg Carton Fish. Simply beautiful!


The kids and their fish striking a pose 😛

Handprint Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fish, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 10-05-2010 | 28,723 views

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Blurp Blurp… Let’s print out some fish today 🙂

Handprint Fish

Paint your palm and print on a blue piece of paper.

Paint the other palm and print. You'll have two lovey-dovey fish 🙂

Paint your fingers and print as the sea weeds.

Using a brush, draw the eye and mouth and some bubbles. You are done 🙂

Dating fish 😛

Red Packet Fish Lantern

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts, Paper Crafts, Party Craft | Posted on 21-01-2010 | 102,347 views

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This year, I want to hang some Ang Pow fish in my porch 🙂

Red Packet Fish Lantern

You will need 18 Ang Pows (Red Packet) of same designs.

First, make sure all 18 ang pows are sealed. Some ang pow came with self adhesive, some don’t. For those that do not have self adhesive, use some glue to seal off the ang pows.

Fold the all 18 ang pow slightly into half at the top and bottom. Do not fold the whole ang pow until there is a straight line, only fold for a tiny marking.

Fold all 18 ang pows at the corners.

Stapler 2 top corners of 2 ang pows together. Stapler another 2 more ang pows to form the fish body like the picture above. You will need to make 2 of these shape.

Stapler all the side together to form the fish body.

Fold 2 ang pows into halves. Arrange the ang pows just like the picture shown above and stapler them together.

Stapler the mouth piece to the body piece as shown in the picture.

Fold 2 ang pows into halves. Stapler one of the folded ang pow on the top of the fish body as shown. Stapler the other folded ang pow into the fin. Repeat the fish fins instruction for the bottom side of the fish body.

Fold the rest of the ang pows into halves, there should be 4 ang pows left. Take 2 ang pows and stapler them as shown above. Do the same for the rest of the ang pows. Stapler one tail onto the body of the fish first, then stapler the second one.

Put a string through the top fin of your fish and hang it. Your lantern is done 🙂

Check out the rest of our Chinese New Year decor collections:

1) Red packet Ball Lantern

2) Red Packet Ancient Coin Lantern

3) Ang Bao Gold Fish

4) Lucky Star Lantern

5) Red Packet Toilet Paper Roll Fire Cracker

6) Chinese Paper Cut – SPRING

7) Fortune Cookie Fridge Magnet

8 ) Red Packet Sea Shell Tree Ornament

9) CNY Angpow Lantern

10) Red Packet Fan Tree Ornament

11) Red Packet Fish Tree Ornament

12) Fingerprint Cherry Blossom

13) Toilet Paper Roll Orange

14) Chinese New Year Fan

15) Angry Bird Ang Pow Wheel of Fortune

16) Ang Pow Koi Fish

17) Personalised Ang Pow Packet

18) Angpow Carousel Lantern

19) Ang Pow Flower Lantern

20) Ang Pow Fish Lantern

21) 12pcs Angpow Lantern

Origami Goldfish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Fish, Origami, Paper Crafts | Posted on 19-01-2010 | 13,662 views

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I love anything marine 🙂 Let’s do an origami goldfish today.

Origami Goldfish

You'll need a square paper.

Fold half with the white side facing out.

Fold a flip down.

Fold the other side too.

Fold down a flap for the tail.

Make a small fold for the mouth.

Draw the eyes and your goldfish is done 🙂

If you have any origami you want to share with us, submit it here and we’ll link it back to you 🙂

Origami Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Fish, Origami | Posted on 18-06-2009 | 9,234 views

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Another easy origami to do.
You’ll need a square paper to start with.

Fold it into two.

Fold the bottom end up into the middle.

Repeat on the other side.

Fold a flip.

Fold another flip. Can you see Ethan’s little fingers joining in the ‘glamour‘? ^^

Turn it over and you’ll get this. Decorate it with eyes and mouth and you’re done!

Ethan admiring the origami fish. 😀

 

Paper Plate Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Fish, Paper Plate Crafts | Posted on 06-06-2009 | 7,028 views

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This is the basic of all paper plate crafts. The simplest to do.
Use a craft scissors to cut out a small triangle. You may also use normal scissors if you do not have any craft scissors.
Stick the small triangle to form a tail.
Now here is the tedious part. I use a craft punch and punch out a thousand ‘hearts’ from old magazine pages and get Ethan to do the pasting.
Half an hour later, he is still pasting! LOL! You may opt to just color the fish instead.
Use a button, stone or anything you wish for the eye and it’s done!