Making Pop Bottle Fish

Pop bottles can be recycled into fun craft projects. Making a fish from an empty pop bottle is just one example of the many possibilities. This is a guide about making a pop bottle fish.

November 10, 2009 Flag
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I would like to know how to make fish out of plastic pop bottles.

By Pat from Dunnellon, FL

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November 16, 20090 found this helpful

Look at this:

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June 15, 2003 Flag
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Does anyone know how to make pop bottle fish? Thanks.

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June 16, 20030 found this helpful


I found this website. It's a cute idea. I hope it's what you wanted.

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November 4, 20040 found this helpful

I could not open this site.

Editor's Note: Evidently the link has changed. Here it is:

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November 12, 20040 found this helpful

try the site in way back machine

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March 10, 20050 found this helpful

I know I got here late. But, I'm about to start making a Bottle Fish Mobile. They are way cuter and they are easy to make.

Let me know if you guys like.

This is the link:,1789,HGTV_3352_1399690,00.html


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December 4, 20110 found this helpful

Here is the craftygardener link for making pop-bottle fish. Very cute.

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November 10, 2009 Flag
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Empty Pop Bottle
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I got this idea out of a magazine. All you do is cut the bottoms off of the soda pop bottle (I used the 20 oz. size).

Shape it like a fish's tail. Thread a needle with thread or fishing line (don't forget to tie a knot so it won't go through). Run it up through the top of your fish so you can hang it up. Staple the tail shut. I put streamers at the end of each tail. Paint it and hot glue on fins (I used 2 pieces of the bottom of the pop bottle for each fin).

By Luv2craft from Normalville, Pennsylvania


Empty Pop Bottle "Fish"

Cute idea! What kind of paint did you use, that would stick to the plastic? (11/09/2005)

By sunhat

Empty Pop Bottle "Fish"

How cute! What a great craft idea and a way to recycle all of those soda bottles we all seem to have. (11/10/2005)

By MissyD

Empty Pop Bottle "Fish"

I used acrylic model paint. It seems to work the best. The colors show up very bright. (11/10/2005)

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