21 Spongebob Squarepants Crafts for Kids

Calling all fry cooks and jellyfishing enthusiasts! Are your little ones obsessed with the wacky and wonderful world of Spongebob Squarepants?

Dive into some creative fun with these 21 Spongebob Squarepants crafts, perfect for kids of all ages.

Get ready for a kelp-load of laughter, mess-making, and nautical-themed masterpieces!

Under the Sea Decorations:

Spongebob Sun and Patrick Starfish:

Transform cardboard circles into Bikini Bottom’s brightest stars! Paint one bright yellow and add a big toothy grin for Spongebob. Paint the other red with five points for Patrick. Hang them from the ceiling or string them together for a festive banner.

Jellyfish Mobiles:

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? A whole bunch of crafty jellyfish, that’s who! Cut out jellyfish shapes from white paper bags. Let your kids decorate them with colorful streamers, ribbons, and pipe cleaners. Tie them to a hula hoop or mobile frame for a mesmerizing underwater display.

Krabby Patty Party Hats:

No Bikini Bottom bash is complete without Krabby Patties! Cut brown construction paper into circles for the patty base. Layer on red and green circles for lettuce and tomato. Glue on black construction paper for the sesame seeds. Top it all off with a yellow party hat cone for a delicious (and wearable) treat!

Spongebob and his Friends:

Spongebob Popsicle Stick Puppets:

Arrrr, matey! It’s time for a puppet show! Glue popsicle sticks to construction paper cutouts of Spongebob, Patrick, Squidward, and Sandy. Let your kids personalize their puppets with googly eyes, pipe cleaner arms, and markers. Raise the curtain and prepare for a hilarious Bikini Bottom performance!

Sandy Cheeks Seashell Picture Frame:

Sandy, the adventurous squirrel, needs a picture frame fit for her treedome! Decorate a seashell with glitter, paint, and markers. Glue a small photo of your child inside for a personalized Sandy souvenir.

Plankton Paper Plate Mask:

Even supervillains deserve some craft time! Paint a paper plate green and add a mischievous grin. Cut out black circles for eyes and glue on a pipe cleaner antenna for the ultimate Plankton cosplay.

Dress Up and Play:

Spongebob Headband:

Channel your inner fry cook with a fun headband! Cut a large rectangle from yellow felt. Measure it around your child’s head and secure it with velcro or tape. Cut out Spongebob’s signature features from construction paper and glue them onto the felt. Now they’re ready to live under the sea!

Squidward Nose Glasses:

Is Squidward feeling under the weather? Not anymore! Cut out two large black ovals from construction paper for Squidward’s signature nose. Glue a pipe cleaner bridge to connect them and add elastic bands for easy wear.

Mr. Krabs Money Belt:

Mr. Krabs wouldn’t be caught without his precious doubloons! Cut a brown paper bag into a belt shape. Decorate it with construction paper circles and glitter for a treasure trove of pretend money. Fill it with plastic coins or chocolate gold coins for some extra fun.

Getting Crafty with Everyday Materials:

Spongebob Pineapple House Bank:

Turn an ordinary tissue box into Spongebob’s iconic pineapple home! Paint the box yellow and add green leafy top from construction paper. Cut a small slot in the top for deposits and watch those pennies pile up!

Krabby Patty Slime:

For a messy but satisfying sensory experience, make some Krabby Patty slime! Combine equal parts Elmer’s glue and white school glue with a few drops of yellow food coloring. Add a pinch of borax powder mixed with water to activate the slime. Let your kids squish, stretch, and mold their very own Krabby Patty! (Adult supervision recommended)

Sea Urchin Pencil Toppers:

Transform boring pencils into undersea wonders! Paint small pinecones brown and decorate them with glitter and wiggle eyes for a spiny sea urchin look. Hot glue them to the eraser end of pencils for a fun and functional craft.

Learning Through Crafting:

Bikini Bottom Letter Matching:

Learning their ABCs can be a breeze with a Bikini Bottom twist! Cut out sea creature shapes from construction paper and write uppercase letters on some and lowercase letters on others. Let your kids match the letters together to practice their alphabet skills.

Counting Coral Reef:

For young ocean enthusiasts, crafting a colorful coral reef scene can double as a counting activity. Cut out various shapes and sizes of coral from construction paper. Glue them onto a blue sheet of paper to represent the ocean floor.pen_spark

Arts and Crafts Extravaganza:

Spongebob Squarepants Rock Painting:

Take your craft time outdoors! Find some smooth stones and paint them bright yellow. Add Spongebob’s facial features and details with acrylic paints. Seal them with a clear coat for weatherproofing, then hide them in your garden or park for a fun game of Spongebob spotting!

Gary the Snail Shell Necklace:

Give your child’s outfit a purr-fect touch with a Gary the Snail necklace! Paint a large pasta shell brown and decorate it with googly eyes and a pipe cleaner antenna. String it on a colorful yarn or ribbon for a wearable Gary masterpiece.

Spongebob and Patrick String Art:

Craft a masterpiece with a twist! Hammer small nails into a wooden board in the shape of Spongebob or Patrick. Wrap colorful embroidery floss around the nails in different patterns to create a one-of-a-kind string art portrait.

Sensory Play Delights:

Krabby Patty Playdough:

Who says you can’t play with your food? Whip up a batch of yellow playdough and let your kids sculpt their own miniature Krabby Patties. Add red and green playdough for lettuce and tomato accents. Don’t forget the black playdough sesame seeds!

Sandy’s Treedome Sensory Bin:

Create a stimulating sensory experience inspired by Sandy Cheeks’ treedome. Fill a bin with brown packing peanuts (representing dirt) and add green pipe cleaners for Sandy’s beloved trees. Throw in some miniature plastic animals and toy tools for imaginative play.

Jellyfish in a Bottle:

Craft a mesmerizing underwater scene in a jar! Fill a clear plastic bottle with water and add clear glitter for sparkle. Cut out jellyfish shapes from tissue paper and attach them to pipe cleaners. Weigh down the pipe cleaners with beads and let them float freely in the water, creating a calming jellyfish tank.

Taking it Up a Notch:

Spongebob Costume Box:

Transform any cardboard box into a life-sized pineapple! Paint the box yellow and cut out a large hole for the entrance. Add green construction paper leaves for the top. Let your child decorate it with markers, glitter, and cut-outs of their favorite characters for the ultimate Spongebob costume accessory.

Bonus: Bikini Bottom Board Game!

Feeling extra crafty? Design your own Spongebob Squarepants board game! Draw a game board on a large piece of cardboard and decorate it with scenes from Bikini Bottom.

Create colorful character tokens from construction paper and use buttons or small toys as game pieces. Think of silly challenges or trivia questions related to the show for an extra dose of Bikini Bottom fun!

With these 21 creative crafts, you’re all set to host the ultimate Spongebob Squarepants bash for your little ones.

So get ready to unleash your inner artist, dive into some nautical-themed fun, and create lasting memories with the wacky and wonderful world of Spongebob Squarepants!

Sohaib Hasan Shah

Sohaib's journey includes 10+ years of teaching and counseling experience at BCSS School in elementary and middle schools, coupled with a BBA (Hons) with a minor in Educational Psychology from Curtin University (Australia) . In his free time, he cherishes quality moments with his family, reveling in the joys and challenges of parenthood. His three daughters have not only enriched his personal life but also deepened his understanding of the importance of effective education and communication, spurring him to make a meaningful impact in the world of education.

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