This super cute and easy sea theme mermaid crafts is perfect for girls of all ages, toddlers, preschoolers, and teens! The seashell mermaid wand craft is easily made with this free template featured below.
When you opt to include seashell crafts into your preschoolers; life, you’re saying yes to encouraging a love of our ocean all the while encouraging your kids to have a vivid imagination.
This easy and adorable mermaid wand craft for kids is a simple project that’s easy and cute. You can gather the kids up, print the free mermaid wand template and enjoy hours of craft time with kids of all ages.
When it comes to encouraging a magical playtime, you must have the best props! That’s where my sea theme mermaid wand crafts for kids come into play. You can use this easy preschool craft for a birthday party favor or hours of magical play among siblings.
This week we will continue our DIY princess wand series with these magical mermaid wands. There are two different styles; a seashell mermaid wand and a trident wand.
Both are fantastic party favors for a mermaid or under the sea themed birthday party or just play time!
Use the FREE mermaid craft templates found at the bottom of this page and gather up your supplies.
Let’s get crafting!
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Easy and Adorable Mermaid Wand Crafts for Kids
Benefits of Crafts with Kids
You can download the free seashell mermaid craft template to make this adorable mermaid wand your kids will love to encourage creativity. This glittery magical wand will give your kids a way to use their creativity to mix and match color combinations and then use their imagination for some sea themed playtime fun.
Boosts Sibling Bonds
Having your kids enjoy cute ideas for free printable crafts together can boost the sibling bond. As your preschoolers work with their siblings to make sea theme crafts you’ll notice the older kids helping their younger siblings put their magical wand together and enjoy conversations that may not otherwise happen while you’re stuck at home together.
Use Problem-Solving Skills
Finding new ideas to enjoy mermaid crafts with kids will encourage your preschoolers to use problem-solving skills. As your kids work to figure out how to place the magical wand template together to make a beautiful mermaid wand crafts for kids, they’ll be using their problem-solving skills to best put their free printable together into a beautiful wand for playtime.
The options of how to use crafts for kids to encourage a love of all things in life, including magical playtime is endless. All you have to do is download the free printable to enjoy a sea theme session of crafts with kids. The list of supplies and instructions to make this mermaid wand crafts for kids is below.
These are the supplies we used to make these magical mermaid wands:
- Printable Seashell and Trident Templates (found at the bottom)
- Glitter Foam Sheets
- Foam Sheets
- Tacky Glue
- Dowel Rods
Mermaid Wand Tutorial:
After you have printed your FREE mermaid template, trace and cut the shapes on the foam sheets.
After that, gather up your favorite ribbon and glue them on the back side of one of your large seashells. Then, glue the top portion of your seashell and affix the other side to it.
Then squeeze a quarter size amount of glue in the bottom of your seashell craft. After that insert your dowel rod and seal up the sides.
Allow a few minutes to dry.
Then, glue on the top layer of your seashell mermaid wand craft.
Once the top layer dries, glue on any embellishments to your mermaid craft to really make your seashell wand sparkle.
Follow the steps above when you decide to make the trident wand as well.
To print your mermaid wand stencils, simply click on the link below the image and print. It is that easy!