How To Make A Easy Paper Plate Fish Craft for Preschoolers

In this article, I’ll show you how to create a paper plate project step-by-step guide and also a picture to follow. Kids will enjoy creating these simple paper plate fish! Simply gather some paper plates and some paint, then they’re ready to go!

What you will need

  • Purple paint
  • Yellow paint 
  • Blue paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors 
  • Glue
  • Makeup pad
  • Marker


  1. Place some paint on your paper plate. I used purple first.

  2. Cover the entire paper plate with paint.

  3. For the fish’s tail, make a triangle for its mouth and use that part for its tail.

  4. Put your makeup pad on top of your paper plate, and make a small circle with your marker to make the fish’s eye.

  5. Then stick your tail on the back of the fish.

  6. You can make some other fish using different colours!


This is a simple art project that your children will love.

They may choose their favorite colors and make as many as they like!

This activity is a wonderful way to keep toddlers occupied or add it as part of your pre-school curriculum.

The sea has so much to teach us, which is why it’s such an intriguing topic.


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