Fishy Upcycled Plastic Bottle Craft

By: Jodi Durr from
Fishy Upcycled Plastic Bottle Craft
Fishy Upcycled Plastic Bottle Craft
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If you feel bad about using a lot of plastic water bottles this summer, why not turn them into great water bottle crafts to make with the kids? Kids of all ages can enjoy making this easy and fun Fishy Upcycled Plastic Bottle Craft. Best of all, they can decorate their bottle craft in any way they like. These bottle craft ideas will have the kids delighting in the underwater world they have created. Who ever thought that making a fish craft could be such an exciting activity this summer? Get ready to make a splash!

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsRecycled Materials

Primary TechniqueGreen Crafting



Age GroupPreschool & Kindergarten

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This would be the perfect way to remember a field trip to the local zoo or aquarium if you are lucky to have one in your town. Even though the designer is using this as a preschool or kindergarten activity, all elementary school age kids could appreciate this activity. With the water bottles you use during the trip, the next day, students could create there very own fish to float around the room for a few days before bringing them home.

The hardest thing about this project is deciding on what color to "paint" the fish. This is a cute way to keep those water bottles out of our landfills. How about hanging these from filament string to hang in front of a window? Cute


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