Bamboo Fishing Pole
Whether you're having a fish-themed birthday party or want to add some aquatic fun to your summer, these fish-inspired decorations, recipes, and favors are sure to cause a splash.
Your young fishing enthusiasts will love these bamboo poles made without barbed fishhooks. Kids can get a close look at their favorite animals without harming them.
Fish Bowl Gelatin
Make an edible fish bowl for the little ones with soda, gummy fish, and gelatin.
Swimming in a bag, these fish-shaped soap favors are quite a catch.
School of Sherbet Fish
Create a school of pastel fish with gummy fruit, candy eyes, and pastel sherbet. Swimming inside muffin cups, these treats are a great birthday cake alternative.
Fishing Party Invitation
Get friends hooked on the idea of a fishing party with this aquatic invite.
School of Fish Rice-Paper Prints
Use rubber fish forms, delicate rice paper, and drawing inks, in brown, indigo, and silver to make these summery prints.
Fishing Party Goody Buckets
Guests will love these goody bags full of fishing-related trinkets and sweets.
Line each bucket with a sheet of colored tissue paper, then load the bucket with a drop line for fishing off of docks or bridges, a bobber, a few lures, flavored lip sunblock, a local tide chart, and and gummy fish and gummy worms in little sacks made from plastic mesh clam bags tied up with twine. Label the bags of candy and the bags of lures to avoid confusion. Finally, top the buckets with a fishing hat.
Fish Gift Wrap
Cover gift boxes or your own in scenes from the sea with this simple idea.
First, wrap in white or yellow paper. Measure one side of box; draw a fish on colored paper to fit. Cut out; glue to box. Use a hole punch to make round eyes from different-color paper. Using scallop-edge rotary cutter, cut water from blue acetate to fit around bottom half of box; secure in back with tape.
Add some seaside fun to your wardrobe with an easy fish-print technique.
Fishing Party Decorations
Make fish-shaped streamers, patterned place mats, and a netted tablecloth to extend your party theme.
Have the kids go fishing -- right in the kiddie pool. Set the scene with lily pads cut out of foam, plastic crabs and frogs, and blue and green Moosgummi foam. Then, let kids attract sea creatures with magnets on bamboo poles.
Rainbow Fish Cake
Embellish a chocolate cake covered with meringue buttercream frosting with colorful candy-wafer scales made using our fish template.
Towel Fish Favors
Your school of fish will love these towel pocket favors, which are made using our fish template, colored fabric, and pinking shears.