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3D Paper Turtle

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This cute 3D turtle is easy to make and only uses materials kids are guaranteed to have lying around anyway.

Time: 30 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Paper
Scissors
Glue
Pencils
Something to help you create a circle (either a compass or a round object)



paper turtle craft for kids


Method
Draw a circle on your piece of paper.



Add the head, legs and tail details to the outside of the circle. There should be extra space between the tail and one of the legs, which will be lost when you turn the shell into a bit of a cone.

Draw a wedge in the wide space between the tail and a back leg.



paper turtle craft for kids
In hindsight my wedge should have been bigger


Draw some shapes onto the shell.



Colour it all in.



turtle drawing


Cut out the turtle, including a slit along one of the lines making up the wedge.



paper turtle craft for kids


Glue the blank wedge flap to the underside of the shell, creating a raised point in the middle of the turtle's shell.



paper turtle craft for kids


Categories
#Turtle
#Animals
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