Paper Plate Turtle Craft

We’ve got a turtle craft to share with you today as we’re making a paper plate turtle (don’t paper plates just scream to be crafted into this lovely animal).

Paper Plate Turtle Craft

This parent and child turtle craft is pretty sweat isn’t it?

Easy Paper Plate Turtle Craft

What you need:

  • paper plates
  • scissors
  • markers
  • green paper
  • googly eyes
  • glue

To make the large parent turtle, use a regular, full size paper plate. To make a smaller turtle, cut the center out of a regular size paper plate. Use the center, smaller circle for your child turtle.

Making the shell

Decorate the turtle shell with marker, no need to stick to one color only here.

Cut out a head, four legs and a tail with scissors and green construction paper. Glue them onto the underside of the shell.

Add googly eyes to the head.

More Paper Plate Crafts for Kids

As the most fun way to craft with paper plates is just to give the kids some paints, scissors, glue (and lovely decorations) and paper plates of course and let them be creative. To spark your imagination here is a few creative ideas we did;

Paper Plate Turkey

Swirly Cat Craft

Paper Plate Peacock craft

Paper Plate Fish

Paper Plate Octopus

Paper Plate Crafts for Kids - Turtle

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