Fish

Brightly coloured tropical fish are very appealling to kids. Here we have the start of our fish theme; whether you are looking at sea life, visiting an aquarium or setting up your own tank at home you are sure to find some fishy fun here.

Fun Fact: There are over 30000 known species of fish

Fish

Angel Fish Finger Tracing

Angel Fish Finger Tracing

The letters 'angel fish' are written in big type for young children to follow with their finger before colouring in the picture.

Angel Fish Story Paper

Angel Fish Story Paper

There are lots of ways you could use our angel fish story paper besides story writing.  How about asking children to write a set of instructions to describe how to colour the fish and then swap with a friend to follow the instructions?

Angel Fish Word Tracing

Angel Fish Word Tracing

Follow the dots to trace the letters 'angel fish' and then get out the crafyons and make this fish nice and bright.

Angel Fish Worksheet

Angel Fish Worksheet

This angelfish worksheet might be great for a trip to an aquarium - can the kids find the facts they need on the information boards? If you choose the black and white version, the kids can colour in the picture too...

Circles Colouring Page

Circles Colouring Page

This delightful under-the-sea themed circles colouring page is a puzzle too, as children can count the circles as they colour. How many will they find?

Complete the Fish Puzzle

Complete the Fish Puzzle

Can the kids complete our lovely fish picture, by copying the details from the picture below?

Doodle Pattern Tiles - Creatures 5

Doodle Pattern Tiles - Creatures 5

Our Doodle Pattern Tiles encourage children to get really creative with their patterns and designs! Here are two more tiles, featuring a simple bat outline and a rather lovely fish.

Finding Dory Colouring Page 2

Finding Dory Colouring Page 2

Here's another cute coloruing page from the movie Finding Dory, featuring favourite characters from Dory's underwater world for the kids to colour in.

Fish Acrostic Poem Printable

Fish Acrostic Poem Printable

Here's a nice acrostic poem idea for beginners, using the first letters of the word FISH. Choose from four printables, which also make good writing or drawing frames.

Fish Colouring Page

Fish Colouring Page

There's something about this fish that just makes me want to colour him in with my brightest colours, cut him out and paste him up on the wall in the family bathroom! Hopefully he will inspire some creativity in your house or classroom too!

Fish Colouring Page 2

Fish Colouring Page 2

This lovely fish looks like he knows exactly where he's going! Colour him gold and use him for Chinese New Year displays, or colour him any colour that appeals!

Fish Cutting Practice

Fish Cutting Practice

This fish cutting practice printable is aimed at beginners to scissors. We've given them four straight lines to cut along in the direction of the fish. Try to get them to stop just before the fish!

Fish Cutting Shapes

Fish Cutting Shapes

Children can make a collage with our fish cutting shapes when they have practiced their cutting skills. Younger children can follow the dotted lines.

Fish Dominoes

Fish Dominoes

The kids will love playing dominoes with these super fish dominoes cards. Instead of matching dots, match the fish! Fun for all the family and for kids of all ages...

Fish Doodle Colour Pop Colouring Page

Fish Doodle Colour Pop Colouring Page

The bubbly sea background is done for you on our tropical fish doodle colour pop colouring page so you can enjoy making the fish lovely and bright.

Fish Doodle Colouring Card

Fish Doodle Colouring Card

This detailed  tropical fish doodle colouring card is sure to delight nature lovers, you can really let your imagination go with with the colours. 

Fish Doodle Colouring Page

Fish Doodle Colouring Page

You can enjoy going to town with bright colours for the tropical fish on this beautifly detailed fish doodle colouring page.

Fish Finger Tracing

Fish Finger Tracing

Young children can trace out the word 'fish' with their finger and then colour in the four fish. A fun way to practise early pencil skills.

Fish Game Cards

Fish Game Cards

These printable game cards featuring some funny fish can be used for memory games, snap and sorting games - or you can play Go Fish (with some fish)!  Just make sure you print out four sets of cards. 

Fish Grid Copy

Fish Grid Copy

Here is a fun way for the kids to practise pencil control skills! Copy the fish from the grid on the left to the grid on the right. The fish has some tricky lines to copy on the fins and tail, so a good challenge for older kids! 

Fish Lacing Card

Fish Lacing Card

Just print this fish lacing card for a fun lacing or sewing project for younger children. It's easy outline make it a good card for beginners. Punch a series of holes around the edges and sew or lace with a shoelace or length of wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Fish Lacing Card 2

Fish Lacing Card 2

This funny, colourful fish lacing card is great for children of all ages. Young children can lace around the body only, or include the shapes of the fins for a more difficult challenge. Instructions on how to make are on the page.

Fish Lacing Card 3

Fish Lacing Card 3

Here is one of our three fish lacing cards. Why not make a set using the other fish in our collection?

Fish Lacing Card 4

Fish Lacing Card 4

This fish lacing card is perfect for younger children, with its simple outlines and fun picture. Just print onto card and punch holes around the edge for your child to lace.

Fish Matching Game

Fish Matching Game

Use these printable Fish Matching Game cards to play all sorts of games - see our suggestions below! They are also good for sorting practice and we have provided some simple printable sorting mats below.

Fish Maths Facts Colouring Page

Fish Maths Facts Colouring Page

Colour in this lovely fish - but first solve some simple sums to find the right colours! A great way to make maths fun, I'm sure you'll agree...

Fish Name Badges

Fish Name Badges

Print out these fish name badges for a swimming party perhaps, to help you keep track of the kids during tea? Fun for the classroom too, and they make cheerful labels for possessions...

Fish Ordinal Numbers

Fish Ordinal Numbers

These large, cheerfully coloured fish are sure to brighten up the classroom! Have them swimming around the room in order or use them for sorting activities. This printable has 10 fish, 1st to 10th.

Fish Place Cards

Fish Place Cards

Six funny fish decorate this set of printable place cards - perfect for a swimming party perhaps?

Fish Scene Card

Fish Scene Card

This bright and cheerful card would be great as a thank you card for someone who's looked after your fish! It would be lovely for lots of other occasions too...

Fish Scene Colouring Card

Fish Scene Colouring Card

This fish scene colouring card would be a lovely thank you for someone who has looked after your aquarium while you were on holiday.  

Fish Scene Colouring Page

Fish Scene Colouring Page

Schools of fish swim under the sea waiting to be coloured in bright colours in our fish scene colouring page.

Fish Scene Poster

Fish Scene Poster

This colourful fish scene poster will brighten up any sea-themed display! For the best results, print using the borderless settings on your printer.

Fish Scene Story Paper

Fish Scene Story Paper

Use this fish scene story paper to report on a trip to an aquarium or for some creative writing. Choose from the download links below depending on which version you prefer.

Fish Scrapbook Paper

Fish Scrapbook Paper

This fun printable scrapbook paper is covered in fish of all shapes and sizes and colours, and makes a useful addition to the craft cupboard. You will need the password ActivityVillage.co.uk to open and print this scrapbook paper.

Fish Sorting By Size

Fish Sorting By Size

Here's a fun printable activity for younger children. Print out our fish printables, cut each one out, and ask the children to sort them by size. You could also look for other characteristics - number of fins, shape of snouts etc.

Fish Story Paper

Fish Story Paper

Colour in our fish and tell of it's adventures on our fish story paper.

Fish Template

Fish Template

This lovely fish template is useful in many ways. It comes in a variety of sizes so you could print it out and ask children to sort by size. It looks lovely cut out of coloured paper and used as a base for some tissue paper sticking! Add a button or sequin for an eye, perhaps.

Goldfish Lacing Card

Goldfish Lacing Card

Lacing is a great introduction to sewing and a fun way to practise fine motor control. Children will love trying to sew around the outline of this goldfish!

Koi Carp Colouring Card

Koi Carp Colouring Card

Colour in this lovely picture of a traditional koi carp design, perfect for your Japanese topic. When you are done, fold in half and give as a card which is sure to be appreciated.

Koi Carp Colouring Page

Koi Carp Colouring Page

There is so much detail in this pretty Koi Carp colouring page, it is sure to keep all ages busy for a long time! Of course, Koi Carp designs like this are traditional in Asia, so this colouring page is perfect for your China or Japan topic work.

Koi Carp Story Paper

Koi Carp Story Paper

Did you know that Koi carp like these are particularly valued throughout Asia? In China and Japan, carp are thought to symbolise success, prosperity, courage, longevity and good fortune!

Learn to Draw a Fish

Learn to Draw a Fish

Nice simple shapes should make our learn to draw a fish tutorial an easy one to master.  Once you've drawn your fish you can get busy colouring.

Ordinal Numbers Gap Worksheet 1

Ordinal Numbers Gap Worksheet 1

This fun worksheet is idea beginners to ordinal numbers. Fill in the blanks in each row to practice the concept and writing of 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Origami Angel Fish

Origami Angel Fish

This is the simplest of all origami fish - using just two folds - but it is very effective, especially if you make a few! The position of the folds can be a little confusing, but once you have the hang of it you will find the fish very easy and quick to make.

Paper Plate Goldfish

Paper Plate Goldfish

Our paper plate goldfish is a quick and easy craft to do with younger children and a school of them makes a lovely display at any time of year - but they might be particularly appropriate for Chinese New Year or your China topic.

Wax Resist Painting

Wax Resist Painting

Wax resist painting is always a fun techinique to try with the kids and you can get some great results. It helps to have a topic to start with and in our case we were looking at Paul Klee's "The Goldfish" and decided to have a go at our own version.

X is for Xray Fish Colouring Page

X is for Xray Fish Colouring Page

Xray fish are so called because they have skin which you can see their skeleton through! Have fun colouring the one on our X is for Xray Fish colouring page.

X is for Xray Fish Poster

X is for Xray Fish Poster

There aren't many creatures that begin with an X, so we hope you'll forgive us for this one! This x-ray fish makes a fun poster, though.

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