Snail Paper Plate Animal

Not your garden variety! Make snail art at home with an easy paper plate craft and paper mosaic project all in one. Use Crayola supplies and items you already have on hand.

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  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Bright Pop! Cardstock
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola Markers
  • Paper Plate
  • Wiggle Eyes

CIY Staff Tips:

Mix and match cardstock page patterns for a unique shell design!


Step 1

Flip paper plate upside-down and paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 2

Cut out small pieces of cardstock.

Step 3

Glue cardstock pieces to plate to create shell pattern.

Step 4

Sketch and cut out construction paper head and tail-like shape.

Step 5

Glue wiggle eyes to head.

Step 6

Draw details on head with markers.

Step 7

Glue head and tail to back of plate. Let all glue steps dry 1–2 hours.

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts,

    • Animals

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+

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