sign in

Don’t have an account? Register now.

e-mail address:
  Forgot your password?
Click here to be e-mailed a new password.
Craft Ideas & Activities
crafts & activities
share with your friends!
send a quick e-mail about this to up to three friends.

to: add
send   cancel

For your privacy, Lakeshore will not be sending your information to any third party.
email Pin It

Kids get creative as they make their own turtle, complete with wiggly eyes and a painted shell!

This activity is appropriate for:
kindergarten - 3rd grade / 5 - 8 years

You will need:


  1. Paint the back of a small paper plate with brown washable tempera paint. Set aside to dry.
  2. Paint the paper bowl green. Set aside to dry.
  3. Glue the green tissue paper squares to the bowl. Set aside to dry.
  4. Using the Turtle Template, trace and cut a head, tail, and four legs out of green construction paper.
  5. Glue the head, tail, and legs to the unpainted side of the paper plate.
  6. Glue the bowl to the painted side of the paper plate.
  7. Add wiggly eyes and use markers to add a smile!
  8. Punch a hole in the turtle’s tail. Pull yarn through it to display your creation.
Internet Retailer Hot 100 Award Internet Retailer Mobile 100 Award Top 500 Internet Retailer Trustwave Norton Secured PayPal
©2018 Lakeshore Learning Materials. All rights reserved.