While our older kids absolutely love watching the continuous shark coverage on the Discovery channel, we won’t be exposing our toddlers to the terror side of sharks. We’re keeping it fun and light-hearted for our young’ns.
Save your toddlers from shark nightmares but still join in on the shark week fun — toddler style. Check out these fun shark-themed ideas with foods, crafts and activities!
10 Ways to Enjoy Shark Week with Your Toddler
Paper Plate Shark Jaws 1 of 10Make these ferocious shark jaws with a paper plate!
Learn How to Make Shark Jaws
Shark Cookies! 2 of 10NOM NOM NOM! Make some fun shark cookies with this awesome tutorial from Bake at 350.
Learn How to Make Shark Cookies
Shark Cake 3 of 10Not in the mood for cookies? Make a cake, a shark cake of course!
Learn How to Make a Shark Cake
Shark Watermelon 4 of 10How is this for a fun and healthy snack - perfect for shark week - it's a shark watermelon!
Learn How to Make a Shark Watermelon
Shark Sandwiches 5 of 10This shark sandwich would also be a fun lunch box surprise!
Learn How to Make a Shark Sandwich
Wooden Spoon Shark 6 of 10Who knew a wooden spoon, some foam, paint and glue would create a fun wooden spoon shark?
Learn How to Make a Wooden Spoon Shark
Shark Craft 7 of 10This super cute preschool craft is easy to do and perfect for this week's theme - SHARK WEEK!
Learn How to Make a Shark Craft
Shark Hat 8 of 10Make these for the toddlers, then wear them as soon as the kiddies go to bed. Watch and learn how to make a shark hat.
Watch Finding Nemo 9 of 10One of our family favorites is Finding Nemo! Watch Nemo, Dory and Bruce the shark in Finding Nemo!
Psst.. if you are a Finding Nemo fan, you'll want to check it out Finding Nemo 3D in theaters September 14th!
Donut Life Preservers 10 of 10How darling are these donut life preservers? These are made with fruit roll-ups and powdered donuts! CLEVER!
Learn How to Make Donut Life Preservers
Is Your Family a Fan of Shark Week?
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