3D Goldfish Bowl

Make a craft foam gold fish and create a paper plate fish bowl home for it.

Supplies needed:

Turn a paper plate into a fish bowl by painting it blue. You can paint on some waves too.

1

Draw and cut out a pair of almost-identical goldfish shapes out of craft foam. The difference between the two is that one has fins and the other one doesn’t.

Apply white glue all around the edges of the finned goldfish, except along the base of its top fin. You may also use hot glue gun for a quicker drying time.

2

Place the other goldfish body on top, aligning the two pieces along the edges. Let the glue dry completely.

3

Once the glue has dried, stuff cotton inside the goldfish through the opening along the top fin. Do not overstuff to avoid the seams from bursting open.

4

Seal the slit with a glue gun or stapler.

5

Glue a wiggle eye on one side of the fish. Other materials you can use for the eyes are beads, buttons or craft foam.

6

Finger paint some scales or other designs on the fish’s body. After painting, set the goldfish aside to dry.

7

Apply a liberal amount of white glue or tacky glue at the bottom of the paper plate fish bowl. Put sand or small aquarium pebbles on the glue.

8

Cut green and purple crepe paper into strips. Glue them onto the fish bowl to make aquatic plants.

9

Finally, glue the goldfish at the center of the paper plate fish bowl.

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