How to Make a Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll

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May 30, 2019

Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - finished doll with glitter glue details on the tailThis is a cute little spoon doll that your child can bring as a companionship toy on a walk, on car rides, to the park/restaurant/friend, or family's house. This is small, lightweight, and will be entertainment for your child.


My daughter is currently in a mermaid phase, so I thought this would be cute/fun project to make. Sure enough, it's her current favorite toy!

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • plastic spoon
  • pipe cleaner
  • yarn
  • hot glue
  • felt
  • ribbon
  • glitter glue
  • Sharpie
  • goggly eyes
Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - supplies


  1. Wrap pipe cleaner around center of spoon handle. You can apply a couple of drops of hot glue on the top and bottom to secure in place.
  2. Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - wrap pipe cleaner around the spoon handle, you can secure the ends with glue
  3. Using felt, freehand and cut out a mermaid tail.
  4. Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - cut out a mermaid tail from felt
  5. Hot glue the mermaid tail and bikini top (floral ribbon) to the spoon.
  6. Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - hot glue the tail to the spoon handle
    Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - glue on floral ribbon for bikini top

  7. Using a Sharpie, draw the nose and mouth. Then, secure goggly eyes with hot glue.
  8. Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - use a Sharpie to draw on the nose and mouth
    Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - glue on the eyes
  9. Cut a couple strands (4) of yarn for mermaid hair and secure on the spoon with hot glue.
  10. Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - cut 4 strands of embroidery thread
    Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - glue to the spoon as hair
    Plastic Spoon Mermaid Doll - hair glued in place
  11. For finishing touches, my daughter added some glitter glue to the mermaid's tail.
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