Ready to make a big splash this summer? Then get ready to craft some of the best mermaid gear under the sea! We’ve done a deep dive into our collection to bring you a roundup of our 10 Best Mermaid Themed Crafts. From sweet felt friends to a full mermaid costume, these fanciful projects are sure to have tails swishing and fins flipping. Grab a shell, crafting supplies, and a friendly fish or two to start. 

Mer-mazing Crafts!

In this Mermaid Themed roundup, you will find the following 10 projects:

1. A Mer-magical Friend

The first project in our roundup is this fin-tastic Felt Mermaid Doll. With a few pieces of felt, embroidery floss, and poly-fil—this adorable little doll is ready for a friend.

papercut mermaid candy huggers2. Hugs and Fishes

Next up is our Papercut Mermaid Hugger. Fill her arms with something sweet, and you have the perfect surprise for your mermaid-loving kiddos. 

DIY mermaid pillow with felt octopus stuffie3. Sweet Dreams are Mer-made of This

Our Mermaid Pillow Iron-On is a great way to give your little one’s favorite pillow a splashy update. Made from simple heat-transfer vinyl, this project couldn’t be easier!

diy felt seashell head band mermaid4. Stars and Shells Forever

This pretty project combines felt starfish and shells to create an adorable hairpiece. Our Felt Mermaid Headband is perfect for a little mer-make-believe or as the finishing touch on a fish-tastic ensemble! 

5. Mer-made for a Princess

Number five on our list is another classic pairing of shells and starfish. This  Mermaid Party Printable Crown is fit for birthday royalty. Just download, print, and cut—voila!

DIY mermaid cake toppers6. Delightful DIY Decor 

If your kiddo loves mermaids and all things nautical, then this is the craft for you! These Papercut Mermaid Party Cake & Cupcake Decor will take any party from ho-hum to seaworthy in no time! 

7. Magnificent Mermaid Party

Ready to shell-ebrate in style? These easy Mermaid Party Decorations are a fantastic way to bring all the elements of our mermaid collection together for your sensational under-the-sea bash!

8. Fun with Felt and Fishes

How cute is this Felt Merfolk Playmat? An excellent tool to help build your little one’s imagination, this playmat puts the magic of the sea right into their hands. 

9. Mer-makeover

Help your little one become one with the sea with this super simple DIY Mermaid Costume. This dazzling project comes together with some fun fabric and just a few easy stitches. You’re only a tutorial away from a total mermaid transformation. 

10. Mer-made just for you!

Every mermaid princess needs a crown. This No-Sew Felt Mermaid Headband definitely fits the bill. Dotted with tiny pearl beads, starfish, shells, and greenery, this pretty accessory will make their mer-makeover complete. 

Remember, for all your tools and materials for these crafts, visit our shop, Felt Paper Scissors.