Looking for your next ocean animal craft? Click and get the adorable baby shark template! He is perfect for kids of all ages, especially preschoolers and toddlers. Use him during shark week too! You won't need any paper plate for this summer craft! Just try not to get the doodoo baby shark song stuck in your head! #sharkcraft #sharkweek #oceananimals #oceananimalcrafts #SimpleMomProject

Adorable Shark Craft for Kids with Free Template

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Every little boy I know is fascinated by sharks, so I have created this fun shark template just for all the boy moms out there looking for fun craft projects to do with their little dudes. However, sharks aren’t just for boys! Especially since the rise of the popular “Baby Shark” song. Don’t worry, I won’t sing it. 

Sharks are fascinating creatures! They’re so enthralling that the Discovery channel has an entire week dedicated to them every year. In fact, this easy shark template is the perfect printable decoration for your shark week viewing party!

Also, see some fun facts to share as you and your kids make this easy and fun printable shark craft. 

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Need more ocean fun? Check out the printable build a jellyfish craft and lobster friend for more ocean themed simple craft fun with your little ones.

Keep scrolling to get your very own paper shark template printable and get started celebrating sharks in your own fun way.

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Adorable Shark Craft for Kids with Free Template

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers

Shark Theme Activities:

Need some fun ideas for using this free printable shark template? Check out these fun ideas:

1. Shark Party Decorations

Whether you’re hosting a viewing party for shark week or an ocean themed baby shower… you definitely need to print these easy shark templates to help decorate for the party. 

You can use these easy printable shark templates as stencils for decorating the cake, tabletop decorations, or hang from streamers or ribbon for an extra special garland.

Little boys will especially enjoy these scary sharks attached to sticks and used as fun selfie props! 

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2. Shark Story Time Craft

If your little ones love the ocean or the beach, you might want to consider an ocean themed story for bedtime or just some extra afternoon fun. 

Add a hands on element by crafting your very own shark character together after story time. Some of our favorite stories from the deep have fun shark characters. Our absolute favorite shark tales come from Bruce Hale’s Clark the Shark series. 

3. Shark Song & Dance

My kids love dance parties! We have a dance party when we need to blow off steam, before bedtime, and when they get the wiggles.

Sometimes, we dance like animals. To do this, you just take turns dancing around the room like a certain animal.

For a shark themed dance party, you and your little ones can wiggle like sharks. Don’t forget to take your newly created paper shark buddies for a spin on the dance floor! Just print, cut out, decorate, and take them dancing.

Here are some fun shark themed songs and dances to try with your little fishes:

Baby Shark from Pinkfong. You can’t skip this song! It’s so funny and cute!

Shark Finger Family from Shark Academy. The finger family song is a great way to help children practice hand eye coordination in a fun and easy way.

The Shark Song from the Ooey Gooey Lady. My kids laugh hysterically over this song! 

Ready to get started on your ocean animal shark craft? Gather up your supplies and let’s dive right in!

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers

Shark Craft Supplies Needed:

Shark Craft Tutorial:

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers

1. This fun ocean craft is so easy to do! Simply print on the colored paper as instructed in the shark template.

2. Then cut all of the pieces out and glue them together.

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers

3. Finally, to give your shark a little extra life and shine, add small slivers of white paper to his fins and tail.

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers

Now he is all complete!

If you are short on colored paper or just want to extend the fun with your little ones, color the shark template first before cutting out the shapes. When he is all decked out, then cut them out and glue them together as instructed before.

Now time to print and get to crafting!

Free Printable Shark Template

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Whatever you decide to do with these lovable paper shark printables, don’t forget to come back and share your stories in the comments. I love hearing about how you’re getting creative with these fun templates!

When you have finished, be sure to share your creation on Simple Mom Project’s Facebook Page and follow me on Pinterest!

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More Fun Ocean Animal Crafts:

Looking for your next ocean theme project? Use our free printable dolphin template to make this adorable dolphin craft! Click and find the easy tutorial to make this fun ocean art project. Perfect for kids of all ages; including preschoolers and toddlers. #DolphinCrafts #OceanAnimals #OceanAnimalCrafts #SimpleMomProject

Teaching the letter O or exploring ocean animals with your preschool toddlers? Use the free printable octopus craft template to make this cute octopus friend. He makes the perfect, easy summer, under the sea art project for your kindergartner too! #octopuscraft #octopus #oceananimals #oceancrafts #oceananimalcrafts

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers shark template 4

Free Printable Ocean Animal Shark Crafts for kids of all ages, including preschoolers and toddlers shark template 4

Looking for your next ocean animal craft? Click and get the adorable baby shark template! He is perfect for kids of all ages, especially preschoolers and toddlers. Use him during shark week too! You won't need any paper plate for this summer craft! Just try not to get the doodoo baby shark song stuck in your head! #sharkcraft #sharkweek #oceananimals #oceananimalcrafts #SimpleMomProject

4 thoughts on “Adorable Shark Craft for Kids with Free Template”

  1. Janna Tomsheck

    These look like great fun! We are doing a beach unit via distant learning and these are perfect to send home.

    I can’t find where to download the shark–I found the links on the other pages, just not the shark page.
    Thank!

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