Make the fish out of cardboard or felt, and thread it to the button. For the aquarium, you just need a box. Remove all 8 flaps, then cut windows in the sides and slots for the fish in the top with a box cutter or exacto knife.
This tornado in a jar would be a great visual for a science lesson. It is easy to make and interactive. The students can shake the jar in a circle to get the tornado formation and see its shape and how it moves. Adding "Elijah" to the jar?