Craft a Fish Out of a Paper Plate

Let the kids get creative with paper plates and paint to make these fun, colorful fish.

DIY Craft: Flish Plates

Paper plates (2 per fish)
Acrylic paint in assorted colors
Round adhesive labels
Googly eyes or buttons


1. Decorate one paper plates as body of fish. Paint stripes or other designs. For scales, cut round labels in half and stick them on. Paint on an eye, or glue on a googly eye or button. Paint a mouth or cut one out.

2. On another paper plate, draw upper and lower fins and a tail. (TIP: Use rim of plate for it's fluted texture. Cut out pieces. Paint; let dry. Glue to fish body.)