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Glitter Seahorse Scene

Dive under the sea to make this fun glitter seahorse! Follow along with our process to create a splashing underwater scene!

 

Did you know… Seahorses are a type of fish, and there are over 50 different types of seahorse!

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Materials



Friendship Thread
Glitter
Paint
Sponge Dabber
Paint Brush
Canvas
Green Fuzzy Sticks

Scissors

Glue

Instructions



Step  1.

Gather your materials. For this project you will need the seahorse template, friendship thread, glitter, glue, scissors, tape, and paint.

Step  1.

Gather your materials. For this project you will need the seahorse template, friendship thread, glitter, glue, scissors, tape, and paint.

Step  2.

Print and cut out the downloadable template of a seahorse shape. Temporarily tape it to your canvas.

Step  2.

Print and cut out the downloadable template of a seahorse shape. Temporarily tape it to your canvas.

Step  3.

Trace around the template using glue, then immediately pick up the template and set aside.

Step  3.

Trace around the template using glue, then immediately pick up the template and set aside.

Step  4.

Begin placing friendship thread down on the glue outline.

Step  4.

Begin placing friendship thread down on the glue outline.

Step  5.

Cut the friendship thread to create the shapes of the outline as you go while placing it along the glue lines. Then let dry completely.

Step  5.

Cut the friendship thread to create the shapes of the outline as you go while placing it along the glue lines. Then let dry completely.

Step  6.

Once the thread is dry and adhered to the canvas, you can begin filling the seahorse in with glue.

Step  6.

Once the thread is dry and adhered to the canvas, you can begin filling the seahorse in with glue.

Step  7.

Sprinkle glitter over the entire are of glue.

Step  7.

Sprinkle glitter over the entire are of glue.

Step  8.

Shake off any excess glitter and allow to dry completely.

Step  8.

Shake off any excess glitter and allow to dry completely.

Step  9.

Use a sponge dabber to paint one blue layer of bubbly under sea water.

Step  9.

Use a sponge dabber to paint one blue layer of bubbly under sea water.

Step  10.

Layer on turquoise paint with the dabber.

Step  10.

Layer on turquoise paint with the dabber.

Step  11.

Use a small paint brush to layer both colors of paint along the edges of your seahorse.

Step  11.

Use a small paint brush to layer both colors of paint along the edges of your seahorse.

Step  12.

Once you have painted all around your seahorse, allow to dry.

Step  12.

Once you have painted all around your seahorse, allow to dry.

Step  13.

While your paint is drying, create seaweed out of green fuzzy sticks!

Step  13.

While your paint is drying, create seaweed out of green fuzzy sticks!

Step  14.

Use scissors to cut different sizes of seaweed. Bend the fuzzy sticks back and forth to make them look like they are moving in the water!

Step  14.

Use scissors to cut different sizes of seaweed. Bend the fuzzy sticks back and forth to make them look like they are moving in the water!

Step  15.

Once the paint is dry, glue your seaweed to the bottom of the canvas. Your underwater seahorse scene is now complete!

Step  15.

Once the paint is dry, glue your seaweed to the bottom of the canvas. Your underwater seahorse scene is now complete!