Underwater Flashlight Craft for Kids 2021

Underwater Flashlight Craft for Kids 2021

Kids love the sea. They long to explore the sea, yet we are not going out due to the pandemic. Never mind. We can build a mysterious undersea world of our own, by using a ziplock bag and a dry erase marker. The moving flashlight will bring a beautiful underwater scene to life. We are gonna turn this activity Undersea Flashlight Craft into a learning game for kids. Kids can draw their paintings on the ziplock bag and then, with a explore their own created undersea world.

You’ll get started by drawing sea creatures on the ziplock bag, like jellyfish, sea horses, starfish, and so on. This helps to develop your kid’s imagination. It is fun for then to learn the name of so many sea creatures by like playing a game. Parents will enjoy the joys this easy-to-make “toy” brings.

Then, use a flat flashlight made by white paper to reveal the dark mysterious undersea created by kids.

Material list 

Ziplock bag
Black cardstock
Colored markers
White cardstock


Step 1/6 – Put the white cardstock under the clear bag. (Just put the bag on the light color background. This is to help you see things better while drawing on the bag)

Step 2/6 – Create your underwater world. If you do not know how to start, you can see this video.

How To Draw Sea Creatures?

Step 3/6 – Paint colors on it to make it more vivid.

Step 4/6 – Put a black cardstock in the ziplock bag. (you’ll need to trim it to fit within the ziplock bag. If there is a label anywhere on the bag, make sure to place it face down on the table)

Step 5/6 – Draw a flashlight and cut it down. (You need to leave the light beam white)

Step 6/6 – Put the flashlight between the bag and the black cardstock. Moving the flashlight to explore the dark sea.

Now it’s time for the fun!

Let the white beam illuminating your underwater scene!

Besides a flashlight, you can even create a submarine or a diver to explore the dark deep sea.

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