Goldfish Crafts

Have a go at these quick and easy goldfish craft ideas. They are perfect for a pets topic, and especially useful at Chinese New Year. The Chinese regard the goldfish, or carp, as very lucky!

Goldfish Kite Craft

Goldfish Kite Craft

We didn't intend this goldfish kite craft to fly - but the kids will have fun putting it together and it looks spectacular in a Chinese New Year display!

Handprint Goldfish

Handprint Goldfish

Quick, easy and fun for little kids, this handprint goldfish nevertheless looks effective on display! Of course you could make a whole school of fish this way for an underwater scene, too.

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.

Paper Plate Goldfish Bowl

Paper Plate Goldfish Bowl

This super paper plate goldfish bowl looks great displayed on the noticeboard - or fridge! The 3D effect is particularly fun for kids.

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Paper Plate Goldfish Craft

Paper Plate Goldfish Craft

Kids can use this colourful paper plate goldfish craft idea for Chinese New Year or perhaps an Under The Sea theme. It's a quick and easy craft for a group of younger kids that looks great on display!

Ribbon Fish Brooch

Ribbon Fish Brooch

Simple sewing skills and a few moments are required to turn out this pretty fish brooch. We've used a bright orange ribbon to make a goldfish for Chinese New Year, but of course you could use any colour.

Sequinned Fish Collage

Sequinned Fish Collage

Make a pretty, glittery, sequin fish with us - it's quick and easy, and oh so pretty on display!

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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.

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