Recycled Jellyfish

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Use items you already have in your home to create a fun jellyfish!



Step 1. Gather your supplies.



Step 2.


Flatten a coffee filter and paint it light blue, with some pink and purple spots mixed in.


Step 3.


Cut a paper cup so it is only about 2 1/2 – 3 inches deep.


Step 4.


Glue the bottom of the cup to the center of the coffee filter.


Step 5.


Bend a fuzzy stick at an inch long right angle.


Step 6.


Glue inside the cup, as shown.


Step 7.


Cut long pieces of silver, pink and purple ribbon. Curl them with the scissors (may require adult assistance).


Step 8.


Glue more pink and purple fuzzy sticks and the pieces of ribbon from Step 7 inside the cup.


Step 9.


Wrap the fuzzy sticks around your finger. then pull to add a slight wave to them.


Step 10.


Cut a white fuzzy stick in half.


Step 11.


Curve half of the white fuzzy stick and glue to the top of the cup so you can hang your jellyfish!