How to Make a Fishing Game With Your Kids

By Alycia Downs

May 18, 2020

Take the great outdoors indoors with these fun activities to do with the kids. Learn how to make a fishing game and where to find free print-at-home resources.

Looking for a fun and engaging activity to do with the kids? Look no further! It’s time to take the great outdoors indoors. Learn how to make a fishing game and where to find many interactive fishing activities that will keep the kids entertained and happy. Check out this list of fishing-themed activities perfect for your next family fun night.

  • Magnetic fishing game. This do-it-yourself magnetic fishing game is the perfect blend of crafts, learning, and fun. With colorful felt fish, a stick, and some magnets, you can create an activity to help teach hand-eye coordination and color names. You’ll need some supplies, but the game can be stored and reused again.
  • Fishing-themed coloring book. Get your crayons ready, here are a few free downloadable pages to print at-home. Display the final masterpieces on the wall and have your own family art gallery. What color will you make your largemouth bass?
  • Bathtub fishing game. Have some alphabet magnets lying around? Bring your favorite fishing hole indoors with this fishing game. Kids can catch letters out of the bathtub and use them to spell out words.
  • Toilet paper roll fish. Grab your paint set and brushes! Cut and fold leftover toilet paper rolls into fish shapes. Decorate with vibrant paint, glitter, googly eyes, and whatever else you find in the craft box. Hang them around the house to enjoy.
  • Scavenger hunt bingo. Everyone loves a good scavenger hunt. Turn up the competition with these downloadable bingo cards. The first one with five in a row yells, “Bingo!”

On the new Angler Academy for Kids, there is no shortage of things to do with kids at home. Explore more great activities, fishing ideas, and free downloads like these. You can also find great tips for fishing with kids, place to fish, and more. Enjoy!

Alycia Downs
Alycia Downs
Alycia Downs is a freelance content creator and avid sportsman who contributes to numerous publications promoting tourism, fishing, and outdoors. Alycia is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association and is actively involved with conservation and fishing non-profit organizations. Visit her personal blog at or on Instagram @tideandtale.