7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Shark Week with Kids

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Shark Week , the annual week of non-stop shark action on the Discovery Channel Even if your kids aren’t old enough or mature enough to handle Shark Week, we have several ways to get your kids involved in the fun (without having to watch all of the suspense).

Shark Week with KIds

From yummy shark cupcakes to fun crafts, here are 7 ways to celebrate Shark Week with kids:

Shark Cupcakes

Make your own Shark Cupcakes for Shark week with blue icing.

great blue cupcake

This easy way to celebrate shark week is an activity the kids can help enjoy making and eating!

shark week cupcake

Shark Mouth Paper Plates

With a paper plate, make a shark mouth!

Shark Mouth Paper Plate Craft

Learn more at Hands On Developmental Preschool

Foot Print Sharks

This is a cute shark craft that your kids will love! Use their foot print to create a shark!

footprint shark

Learn more at Glued to My Crafts

Shark Hat Craft

Next on our list of shark crafts is a DIY shark hat!

shark hat craft

Take blue scrapbook paper and make a cone resembling a hat. Next, take googley eyes for shark eyes and then make white teeth out of paper. This shark hat craft is quick, easy and super fun!

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Paper Plate Shark

Make this is a quick and easy shark craft made out of a paper plate!

paper plate shark

Learn more at Almost Unschoolers

DIY Shark Costume from Hoodie

How cute is this! Make this DIY shark costume for Shark Week and then reuse for Halloween! This costume is so easy, I maybe even able to do it. The costume just consists of a hoodie and white felt. Easy peasy and adorable!

diy shark costume

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Shark Week Mittens

I know my boys would LOVE these! The base of this project is a blue mitten, you can get crazy with customizations with this craft.

Shark Week Mittens

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The annual shark week on the Discovery channel is something our entire family enjoys watching (well, not the toddlers!). That said, we are planning a surprise vacation to the beach in Florida so we will be skipping out on the tradition this year.

Looking for more shark-a-licious fun? Don’t miss our shark memes!

How Will You Be Celebrating Shark Week?