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Free Printable Seahorse Templates

Our free printable Seahorse Template Printable Outlines come in small, medium, and large. They are perfect to start your next seahorse craft project, learn about the letter S, sea animals and live in the ocean.

Let’s dive right in and get inspired by our seahorse printables and craft ideas!

free seahorse templates

7 Fun Facts About Seahorses for Kids

Seahorses are fascinating creatures. Here are 7 cool facts about seahorses for your kids. Or did they already know?

  1. Seahorses are fish
  2. There are over 50 seahorse species.
  3. They have 4 fins.
  4. Seahorses have a backbone but no rips.
  5. A seahorse uses its tail to grasp objects.
  6. They hatch eggs.
  7. Seahorses eat baby fish and shrimp.

Seahorses are adorable creatures and there is so much to learn about them. Here are only seven out of hundreds of fun facts about seahorses.

For example, seahorses are considered fish and there are over 50 species out there. They have 3 main fins that help them stir and swim. Their 4th fin is on their belly and helps them stabilize.

Did you know seahorses actually have a backbone but no rips?

Instead, they have rings till to their tails. I m sure you have seen this in the aquarium or in pictures before. Seahorses can use their tail to grasp objects.

There is so much to learn about seahorses. These and more fun facts can be found here.

Free Seahorse Template Printables in Small, Medium, and Large

Our Seahorse outlines come in three different sizes, small, medium, and large.

They are especially popular during the summer. We use them for all kinds of seahorse art and craft projects when it comes to studying seahorses or learning about the ocean.

As you can see our free seahorse template printables can be used in many different ways and opportunities. They are great for crafting at home, in the classroom setting, or as an add-on to your homeschool curriculum.

But first, we should have a look at what we will need for our seahorse art and craft projects. Here is a list of craft supplies you will need for our templates of seahorses.

Seahorse Cut Out Materials

  • Free Printable Seahorse Cut Out Templates (found below)
  • Scissor
  • Paper
  • Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils

Do you need advice on How to Introduce Crafting to your Preschooler? Then read our 10 tips that work next.

7 Easy Seahorse Template Crafts for Preschoolers

Here are several ideas for our seahorse outlines and activities you will love. I hope you get inspired!

Here are 7 Easy Seahorse Crafts to keep your kids entertained:

  1. Seahorse Coloring Pages
  2. Seahorse Stencils
  3. Learn about Sea animals
  4. Letter S Activities
  5. Seahorse Puppet
  6. Seahorse Art
  7. Cupcake Liner Seahorse

1. Seahorse Coloring Pages

The easiest way of using our templates is as seahorse coloring pages. I advise choosing our large template for this purpose.

The larger the picture of a seahorse, the easier smaller children can stay in the lines. If you want to make it more challenging use our medium or small seahorse template printables for older children.

To make it more interesting, let your children add seahorse patterns with bright colorful markers or crayons. This activity is so much fun!


seahorse coloring page

2. Seahorse Stencils

Using our seahorse printouts as stencils is also an easy way to make an adorable under-the-sea craft. I recommend using the smaller or medium-sized seahorse outlines to repurpose them as stencils.

In this case, you can use your cutouts easily as seahorse stencils on a paper plate. Trace them with a pencil on the paper plate, cut them out, and decorate them nicely. To give you some adorable inspiration, go check out the seahorse art project below.

free printable seahorse templates

3. Learn about Sea Animals

As we learned above seahorses are fish and very adorable. So why not include our simple seahorse outlines in your studies about living under the sea?

You could read a matching book while letting them color our pictures of seahorses and crafts afterward.

Did you enjoy our seahorse template printables? Then try our Dolphin Templates, Starfish Printables, Yellow Submarine Craft, or Sun Printable next.

4. Letter S Activity

Besides learning about life under the sea and seahorses specifically our printable seahorse pages can be used while learning the letter S.

S is for Seahorses. So why not cut out the letter ‘S’ on a white piece of paper and add our small seahorse cutouts. Let your children, color and glue them together while singing songs about the letter S and doing some tracing activities.

5. Seahorse Puppets

Our adorable seahorse template cutouts can also be turned into adorable puppets. Simply print them out on thicker paper and attach a stick to the bag after decorating your seahorse.

You can use any stick you have at home or you can find it.

Either go for a quick walk or even use a popsicle stick for this activity. If you already tried our seahorse stencil project above, it can be turned into a seahorse puppet as well.

6. Seahorse Art

Why not create your own seahorse art or even make a summer or birthday party activity out of it? There are so many fun ways how to decorate them or make them sparkle or glitter.

Here I like to show you how they turn out with cupcake liners and watercolors. The link for the full tutorial can be found in our list above.

seahorse art
Photo credit: Hello Wonderful

7. Cupcake Liner Seahorse

This last seahorse activity does not require our templates. With only the help of a cupcake liner and some craft supplies, you can easily mold your own seahorse without any printables.

This seahorse craft is super easy and suitable for preschoolers. Go check out the full tutorial in our seahorse craft list above.

Photo credit: Our Kid Things

You loved crafting with our easy seahorse templates but like to learn now how to draw your own seahorse? Then go check out this fun seahorse step-by-step tutorial.

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Now it is your turn.
How did your kids enjoy their seahorse printable outlines? Which is your favorite seahorse activity?
Either way, let me know by leaving a comment below right now.
I would love to hear from you!


Tuesday 1st of August 2023

Going to be used for a aquatic scene, they are beautiful

Lil Tigers

Wednesday 2nd of August 2023

Please fell free to send me some pictures afterward! I m glad you like them!