STEAM: Make a Chomping Shark
Beginner | 27 min 45 sec
Turn a regular clothespin into an amazing chomping shark with scientist and crafter Jamie Hudson. This is a fun project for the whole family to construct using the Cricut Maker to cut out your shark shapes. Then, assemble and paint your shark in your favorite colors. With this quick craft, you'll not only have a new googley-eyed friend to chomp on your finger or hang your laundry, but you'll also learn some scientific principles - like bite force - in a creative and engaging way.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Cricut Maker with knife blade and rotary blade
  • Computer or mobile device to access Design Space
  • Light grip mat and strong grip mat
  • Basswood for Cricut
  • Standard spring clothespin
  • Acrylic paint in blue, silver, and red
  • Paint brushes
  • White felt
  • Super glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Marker
  • Artist tape
  • Scrap paper
  • Optional: X-acto knife
Learn how to:
  • Make a chomping shark out of wood and a clothespin
  • Cut basswood with a Cricut
  • Use Cricut Design Space software

What you'll get:
  • Easy-to-follow video lessons on how to make a chomping chark
  • Three HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and SVG cutting file
  • Step-by-step instructions by scientist and crafter Jamie Hudson
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
31 users recommended this class to a friend
Apolline Malik
Great class
More than 3 months ago
Tracy Hadrich
Cute easy and fun!
More than 3 months ago
Lynda Greene
I watched the whole video even though I don't have a Cricut or a Silhouette maker. If I did, I definitely would have used this idea for our Summer Reading Program. So cute!!
More than 3 months ago