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Learning About Dolphins - Crafts

Crafts for Dolphin Unit Study

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There are five crafts for this lesson. Do all five of them or choose the ones you like best. Materials needed for each craft are listed here and on the master materials list.

Dolphin Door Hangers

Print the Dolphin Door Hangers and cut them out.

Cross Stitch Dolphin

Make this into a card or put in small frame.

  • Pattern
  • 14 count white AIDA
  • DMC thread: 535 Dark Greay
  • DMC thread: 762 Very Pale Grey
  • DMC thread: 928 Blue Grey
  • DMC thread: 67 Blue Variegated
  • DMC thread: 310 Black
  • Needle
  • Scissors

Dolphin Duo

To make this project eaiser, use construction paper and glue.

  • Shiny Blue card - 2 pieces
  • White card - 2 pieces
  • 1 pair of 7mm wobbly eyes
  • Tracing paper
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • Pastel blue gel pen
  • 2 Sticky fixers and clear adhesive (black top)
  • Card mount

Dolphin Craft

To make this project eaiser, use construction paper and glue.

  • Gray Paint (tempra, poster or finger paint all work well... acrylic paints work great, but don't wash out of clothes!!!)
  • paint brush
  • newspaper
  • toilet paper or paper towel
  • paper towel roll
  • toilet paper roll
  • scissors
  • tape (masking or scotch tape)
  • ONE OF: white glue, mod podge OR paper mache paste (1 part flour to 5 parts water... boil about 3 minutes and let cool)

Dolphin and Boat pop-up

To make this project eaiser, use construction paper and glue.

  • Printer
  • Card stock or construction paper
  • Ruler
  • Paper clip
  • Scissors
  • Glue
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