Under the Sea ~ Collage Art

under the sea art

Here’s another fun and colorful art project for kids. Nicholas made this Under the Sea Art Collage to enter into the fair. We had a great time working together.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • canvas
  • acrylic paint
  • shells, starfish…
  • sand
  • construction paper
  • tissue paper
  • green glitter
  • glue {school glue & super glue}
  • sponge brush
  • Q-tips
  • anything else you can think of :)


1. Paint the sand and water.

2. Paint seaweed using acrylic paint. Cut strips of green construction paper and cover with glitter. Attach to canvas.

under the sea art

3. Paint school glue on the brown colored background and sprinkle on sand.

under the sea art

4. For the fish, paint an oval, eye, mouth and bubbles using Q-tips. Attach tissue paper tail.

under the sea art

5. Attach shells, starfish, etc. using super glue.

under the sea art

You’re finished!


For more kid’s art projects check out my Kid’s Art Pinterest board or read about our other completed kid’s art projects here.


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