Whale Craft Project

Difficulty: Easy

A fun craft project to make when learning about these large aquatic mammals.

Products Used:

Other Tools and Materials Needed:

  • Printer (to print out template)
  • Puff Paint or Black Marker
  • Rubber Band
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Lesson Plan Ideas

NOTE: Print out pattern as follows:

  • 74% for 4" x 8" Mini Bags
  • 100% for 6" x 11" Bags
  • 120% for 7" x 14" Bags

Project Steps:

  1. Step 1:

    Cut out the Pieces: Following the pattern (Whale_pattern.pdf-See NOTE above) cut the pieces from Prang® Construction Paper. For the spout, after cutting slits, roll bottom edge around pencil and glue. Slide pencil out and curl edges of spout outward. Let dry.

  2. Step 2:

    Assemble your Whale: Open your Creativity Street® Kraft Bag and fill 2/3 full with shredded or crumpled paper. Gather the end of the bag to create the whale’s fluke (tail) and secure with a rubber band.

  3. Step 3:

    To hide the rubber band cut a 1/2" x 4" strip (3/8" x 3" strip for Mini Bags) from construction paper. Wrap over rubber band and glue.

    Step 3

  4. Step 4:

    Glue the flippers and eyes on the sides and the spout on top. Draw the mouth with puff paint or with a black marker. Let dry.

    Step 4

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