Cupcake Case Rainbow Fish

Make this fin’tastic colourful fish decoration using paper plates for the body and cupcake cases for scales. An easy and craft craft for kids of all ages.

Cupcake Case Rainbow Fish

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

30 minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Cut multi coloured cupcake cases in to quarters, these will be the scales.
  2. Use these quarters as templates to cut out some mirror card.
  3. Start sticking the points of the scales down all in one direction overlapping each other.
  4. Now take a small orange plate and cut out the fish face and stick it on this super tacky glue.
  5. Now take a small yellow plate and cut out the tail, cover with scales in the same way as the body.
  6. Stick this on to the big plate.
  7. Cut the fish lips out of a yellow plate and stick these on also.
  8. Decorate the scales with gems and add a wiggle eye and hanging string.
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Top Tip

If you cut the cases smaller you could make a baby fish out of the smaller plates