3D Turtles Paper Craft

Your kids can make the cutest little ocean scene with our fun 3D turtles paper craft. This one combines coloring with cutting and pasting, so it’s a project that is fun all around. Not to mention, it’s perfect to make during the hot summer days.

Ready to dive into the colorful world of sea turtles? Let’s go!

3D turtles paper craft for kids.

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This is a fun little summer craft to do either at home or at summer camp.

Printable 3D Paper Turtles Craft

The turtle shells can be all kinds of colors, the more colorful the better the end craft will look.

3D Paper Turtles Summer Craft

How to Make the 3D Turtles Paper Craft

What you need:

Materials Used

Step-by-Step Tutorial

Print out the template for the 3D turtle paper craft.

Step 1

If you are using the black and white one, have the kids color it in first.

Step 2

Markers or crayons are perfect; if using markers we do recommend you use cardstock to avoid the paper wrinkling up.

Step 3

Don’t forget to color the frame too.

Step 4

You can leave the template as is or you can cut it out along the frame.

Step 5

You can have the kids color the circles for the turtle shells however this is a tedious task. We recommend you print the circles on colored paper instead.

Step 6

You can make all the shells the same color or you can print them out on various colored paper.

Step 7

Regular paper or construction paper both work well for the circles.

Step 8

You will need at least three circles per turtle, but you can also use more.

Step 10

Fold each circle in half along, creating a semi-circle shape.

Apply glue along one half of one folded circle and glue another folded circle onto it.

Step 11

Repeat the process with the third one. This will make a little turtle shell dome.

Repeat this process with the remaining circles in each color.

Step 12

Once all the shells are assembled, have the kids carefully glue them onto the turtle’s backs on the template.

Step 13

You’ve completed your 3D turtle paper craft!

Step 14

How did you like making these little sweethearts?

3D Paper Turtles Craft

We think they look adorable!

3D Turtles Paper Craft Idea

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