Preschool Reptiles Arts and Crafts



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Paper Plate Snake
Submitted by Jamie
What You Need:
  • Paper Plate
  • Paint
  • Markers/Crayons
  • Various Other Art Materials
What You Do:
  • Cut a plate round and round from one edge to the middle. Give it to your child and let them decorate their very own snake.

To make this a class project connect all of the snakes together and have a snake go round the room
Stained Glass Turtle
Submitted by Debby
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper or Waxed Paper
  • Tissue Paper or Construction Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Give the kids the contact paper (or glue and wax paper) cut out as a sea creature. Then Let your kids make their own stain glass turtle. After they have dried hang them in the window to make a beautiful stained glass look
3D Turtle
Submitted by Rebecca
What You Need:
  • Poster Board
  • Tissue Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
  • Paint
  • Glitter
  • Cotton Balls or Cutup Paper
What You Do:
  • Give each child two cutouts of turtle. Let them decorate the creature however they want Then connect the two halves, stuffing them with the cotton balls. Makes a great 3D turtle.
Coffee Filter (or bowl) Turtle
Submitted by Kelly
What You Need:
  • Coffee Filters
  • Construction Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Paint
  • Glitter
What You Do:
  • Turn the coffee filter upside (or paper bowl) down and glue on construction paper, or paint to make the shell. Next make a head, legs, and tail to add to the turtle Finally, glue on googly eyes and you have a great turtle!
Turtle mobiles
Submitted by Amy
What You Need:
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Sponges
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Have Your children sponge paint a lot of turtles in different shapes and colors. Then hang them from the hanger and you have a turtle mobile.
Hand Crocodile
Submitted by Leslie
What You Need:
  • Fabric Scraps
  • Paper
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Leaves
  • Grass
What You Do:
  • Have each child trace their hand on light colored paper. Allow your childrent to use the materials to create the markings and features of a crocodile. Encourage students to create the animals natural environment with the leaves and grass.
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