“Jaw”some Shark Tin

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A shark-filled tin is the perfect favor for a kid’s birthday party or a fun present for any shark-loving friend!

Materials:

  • Mint tin
  • Teal and light blue crafts felt
  • Gray and green cardstock
  • Tacky glue

Assemble the Tin:

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1. Trace the tin shape twice onto teal felt and once on light blue felt. Cut the shapes out.

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2. Glue one teal felt rectangle to the inside of the tin.

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3. Draw a line of waves within the light blue felt rectangle about 1/2″ from the top. Cut out the wave shape and glue to the inside of the tin.

4. Draw a line of waves within the teal felt rectangle about 1-1/2″ from the top. Cut out the wave shape and glue to the inside of the tin.

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5. Draw seaweed shapes onto green cardstock between 3/4″ and 1-1/2″ tall. We used five seaweed shapes.

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6. Glue three of the seaweed shapes onto the felt waves.

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7. Draw a shark shape onto gray cardstock about 2″ long. Cut out.

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8. Glue the shark shape onto the felt waves. Bend the bottom of the last two seaweed shapes, then glue the bent end to the bottom of the tin for a 3D look.

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9. Fold a gray cardstock 1×2″ rectangle in half. Write a shark-theme saying on it, then glue it to the top of the tin.

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