Spring Snail Craft
A cute, colorful craft that your students will love to create for spring!
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
In this easy and inexpensive craft, students create a snail from a paper plate, and then add tissue paper, pipe cleaners, and google-eyes as decoration.
What You Need
- Paper plates
- Assorted colors of tissue paper, cut into 1-inch by 1-inch squares
- Green construction paper
- Pipe cleaners
- Googly eyes
- Black crayons or markers
What You Do
- Using a pencil, draw a swirl on the paper plates. This will be used as a guide for students to glue tissue paper along.
- Have students glue tissue paper squares onto the paper plate. Students should alternate colors and try not to have two of the same colors together.
- Cut out a hot-dog shaped piece of green construction paper for the snail’s body.
- Glue the green snail's body to the back of the paper plate.
- Cut a 5-inch piece of the pipe cleaner, fold it in half, and glue it to the snail's body to create antennae.
- Glue a googly eye to the snail’s face and draw on a smile with the crayon or markers!