Watercolour Mosaic Dolphin

A flippin' fun dolphin craft! Follow the tide & make easy mosaic art using Crayola Watercolours, Glue & other supplies.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Watercolours
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Pencil
  • Water
  • Crayola No-Run School Glue
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Cardstock
  • Disposable Cup
  • Picture Frame

CIY Staff Tips:

  • For best results, ensure watercolour and glitter glue is dry to the touch before colouring with markers.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Sketch outline of dolphin on cardstock with pencil.

2
Step 2

Trace over pencil with markers.

3
Step 3

Trace over marker with thin line of school glue. Add straight lines inside dolphin outline to create mosaic pattern. Dry 1–2 hours.

4
Step 4

Paint sections of dolphin with various watercolours

5
Step 5

Paint additional watercolour elements, like the ocean and splashes, under dolphin.

6
Step 6

Add sparkly details with glitter glue. Thin with paint brush if needed. Dry 3–4 hours.

7
Step 7

Draw drawings of fish and other ocean creatures with markers.

8
Step 8

Frame your artwork your friends will flip for!

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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