Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Driftwood Sea Snails

by Jane (follow)
5 to 10s (605)      Under 5s (584)      Animals (103)      Birthday card (53)      Googly eyes (23)      Beach (13)      Snail (4)      Shell (1)     
Make your own snail pets using old snail shells you have collected. We used small pieces of driftwood for the snail bodies, however you could use small twigs, small seed pods or mini popsicle sticks instead.



Driftwood snails, snail shell craft ideas, snail, snail craft kids, homemade snail, how to make a snail


Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Snail shells (we found ours on a beach)
Small pieces of driftwood - or seed pods, mini popsicle sticks or small twigs.
PVA white glue
Googly eyes



Driftwood snails, snail shell craft ideas, snail, snail craft kids, homemade snail, how to make a snail
Driftwood and sea snail shells found on a beach


Method
Apply plenty of PVA white glue onto the top of the snail's stick body and shell.
Press the snail shell onto the body.



Driftwood snails, snail shell craft ideas, snail, snail craft kids, homemade snail, how to make a snail


Glue on googly eyes if you wish, or leave plain.



Driftwood snails, snail shell craft ideas, snail, snail craft kids, homemade snail, how to make a snail


Create lots of little snail friends.



Snail, craft snails, pet snails, snail tutorial, kids craft snails
They were so much fun to make, we ended up making loads


You could glue a snail onto a blank card and write "Happy Birthday" like a snail trail with a silver pen to make an unusual birthday card.



Snail birthday card, snail shell card, snail shell birthday card, snail card, snail greeting card


Try reading The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson as a fun extension.

Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Beach
#Shell
#Snail
#Animals
#Googly eyes
#Birthday card
I like this Article - 13
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
Look out for pretty shaped leaves to make an easy card for someone special
6 likes
Create an easy spider web invite for a Halloween party
9 likes
This felt ladybird mask is easy to make and no sewing is required
9 likes
People often say that kids prefer the packaging to the actual present
11 likes
Here are some super easy paper plate puppets to make
9 likes
This activity is lots of fun for all ages
13 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
Creating a drawing journal with your child is a great way to reflect together on experiences fro...
772 views
A woodland theme is great for creating a gender-neutral kids' bedroom or playroom that works for a w...
8 likes
Here's a quick and easy way to make natural teethers for sore gums
393 views
On a recent visit to Sogndal in Norway I had the chance to visit the Hogskulebygget building
10 likes
ID: 20057
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
A really easy painting project that little kids will love and great for Easter
7 likes
This makes a great Easter, Spring or Mother's Day card that's easy for little fingers to create
7 likes
A simple but tasty alternative to ice cream and fun for kids to make too
6 likes
This is a great fun party game for kids of all ages and a craft you can do in advance too
6 likes
Making lanterns for Chinese New Year is fun but often a bit tricky for really little ones
6 likes
A perfect gift to make for Mother's Day
6 likes
Getting creative with kids doesn't always have to be messy
by Jane
17 likes
Pancakes are a lovely treat for breakfast at the weekend or for pancake day
6 likes
This paper fan is fun to make and perfect for summer time
6 likes
Super fun Pencil stand for kids! Time: 5 minutes (this can be preparation or actual activity ti...
7 likes
Categories
Under 5s (584)
Any Age (400)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (862)
Medium (240)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version