Let’s go under the sea and bounce around with our very own jellyfish, inspired by Arty Crafty Kids!

Make a Paper Plate Jellyfish with Us!

What You’ll Need

  • Paper Plate
  • Ribbon
  • Crayons
  • Safety Scissors
  • Tape

This project requires cutting. If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup is helping you cut! 

What To Do

  1. Cut off the bottom of your paper plate in a curvy pattern
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  2. Draw two eyes on the center of your paper plate
  3. Color in your Jellyfish any color(s) you’d like!
  4. Cut pieces of ribbon
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  5. Tape the ribbon to the bottom of the back of your Jellyfish

And now you have your Jellyfish!

Show us your Jellyfish on Instagram @nycchildrenstheater or email a picture to creativeclubhouse@nycchildrenstheater.org.

Today is the last Wednesday in August, but we have one more sea animal to make! Join us on Monday for our last sea animal craft! Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to never miss a craft!

Can’t wait until Monday? Make an Octopus, a Turtle, Crabs, and a Walrus with us now!

Three Fun Facts About Jellyfish

  1. Some jellyfish can grow as large as a human being, while others are as tiny as the head of a pin.
  2. Jellyfish cannot swim but must drift along with the tides of the oceans
  3. Jellyfish is a name given to the sea creatures that seem to be made up of a kind of gelatinous substance. They are actually made up of protein and water.

Learn more jellyfish fun facts!

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