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This video printable series is in collaboration with the awesome The Art Dream. Check out the video above and tutorial below to make these adorable swimming mermaids and get the free printable templates to make your own over at The Art Dream!

Make sure to see more in the series, How to Make 3D Flower Bouquets and Flower Pop-Up Cards!

Have some under the sea fun with the kids with these adorable swimming mermaids. They come in 3 sweet pastel designs (our favorite is the rainbow hair one of course!) as well as a blank option for kids to color in. Set up a fun ocean scene with your favorite sea creatures and watch as the mermaids swim past flapping their fins! This would make a cute paper toy for any ocean enthusiast or under the sea party theme for kids.

Swimming Mermaids – Materials:

Free Printable Mermaid Templates (3 options colored in and one blank option to color your own)

White cardstock
– Scissors
Exacto Knife
Cutting mat
-Markers optional (we love these watercolor markers)

Instructions: (watch the video above for details on how to make or follow below).

Step 1. Print out the mermaid templates. Cut the mermaids out. Score (don’t cut) along the dashed lines.

Step 2. Fold the fins in half and cut slits right below the fin designs.

Step 3. Fold the top of the body in.

Your mermaid is now ready to flap her fins and swim!

Optional: color in the blank mermaid and follow steps above.

Watch the cool video below to see how to make these swimming mermaids!

Are your kids big mermaid fans? Check out these awsome crochet mermaid tail blankets for kids and more playful under the sea creatures!

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