Go Fish: Fishing Crafts, Games, and Treats

No place to cast your rod nearby? No worries! With simple crafts and adorable sweets, your kids can still catch the spirit.

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Julia Vandenoever

Go Fish

If a trip to the lake isn't an option, create your own backyard fun with this simple fishing craft! Have kids take turns casting magnetic poles into a hula-hoop pond to catch foam fish by their paper-clip mouths.

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Make it: Cardboard Fish Toy

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Lucy Schaeffer

Egg Carton Sea Creatures

Try this easy craft to create 5 ocean creatures for everyone to play with!

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Egg Carton Sea Creatures

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Peter Ardito

Swimming Sock Fish Craft

These swimming sock fish are not only adorable, but easy to make!

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Peter Ardito

Sequined Fish

Use a fish cookie cutter, air-dry clay, and sequins to make these sparkly cut-outs.

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Peter Ardito

Fishy Dessert

Make sweet sorbet fish by adding fruity fins and cereal faces. Bring the sea to them with silicone blue cupcake liners.

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Octopus Cupcakes

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Jay Wilde

Foam Fish Windsock

Make an easy outdoor craft to display all summer long.

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Scott Little

Compact Fish

Use an old CD and sequins to add light to a rainy day inside!

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Little Fish Cookies

This easy recipe lets you make your very own brightly colored school of fish!

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School-of-Fish Snack

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Heather Weston

Island Cake

Give kids a taste of the tropics with a summertime cake. Press Swedish Fish into blue icing to give it an underwater feel.

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Fish Cake

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Peter Ardito

Fish Jewelry

All you need for these precious baubles are fish beads and string. Set out the supplies and let your little designers get to work with a "finning" design!

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Scott Little

Magnetic Go-Fish!

Give your kids the lake experience right from your own living room!

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Jenny Risher

Fish Costume

What better way to bring the beach home than to have your little one crawling around in this precious costume?

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Julia Vandenoever

Fish Prints

Looking for some new summer inspired wall art? Try your hand at these Japanese gyotaku-inspired inspired fish prints. Have your kids create their own fish art by pressing white paper onto paint-covered rubber fish.

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