There’s something so fun and magical about snails isn’t there? There are so many wonderful things about them to capture children’s imaginations. My kids love how slowly they move, their retractable eyes and the slimy trail they leave behind. To celebrate these special creatures, we’ve put together a wonderful collection of over 20 different and fun SNAIL CRAFTS FOR KIDS. They’re a super way to encourage children to get interested in nature this spring and summer.
This collection of snail crafts includes something for everyone. There are all sorts of snail crafts to make, from simple snails made out of paper to more elaborate snails made out of clay and real snail shells. Whatever your child’s age, ability or interest this wonderful collection of snail crafts is certain to have lots of snail craft ideas they’ll be keen to try.
Below you’ll see photos of all of the wonderful kids snail crafts. Under each set of photos you’ll find a brief description of each fun snail activity and a text link to click, to take you to the full tutorial. There are so many lovely snails to make and enjoy.
So grab your kids, your art supplies and a little imagination. Let’s get creative and have fun making some gorgeous snail crafts to decorate the home, garden or classroom. Happy crafting!
Over 20 Fun and Easy Snail Crafts For Kids
1 – These colourful Rocking Paper Plate Snails are so fun! Give them a tap and watch them happily wobble from side to side. So cute!
2 – Stacking Snails are so fun for little hands! Make play and learn as you stack, order and swap their coloured shells! (Free Printable Template.)
3 – Shake Painted Rock Snails are so fun to make and the process is virtually mess free too!
4 – Little snail fans will love making this Threaded Snail Craft. They are super cute and easy and great for fine motor skills.
5 – This Easy Rolled Paper Snail is so characterful and easy to make!
6 – This Peek-a-Boo Snail Craft for Kids is a perfect interactive craft for summer.
7 – Isn’t this Snail on a Mushroom so adorable! Love it, really cute.
8 – Spin Art Snails for Kids. Just the name is fun, but wait until you actually get to doing it!
9 – This Snail Sticker Craft is so fun and easy for little ones!
10 – Look at the big eyes on this Paper Plate Snail Craft, so cute.
11 – Snails aren’t known for their speed, but this Pipe Cleaner Snail is a super fast one!
12 – This Fingerprint Snail Craft is perfect for preschoolers!
13 – This Paper Plate Snail Craft is so cute!
14 – Grab your paper for this adorable Paper Snail Craft!
15 – This Fine Motor Snail Craft is great for building skills in little ones!
16 – Recycle your old egg cartons into this lovable Egg Carton Snail Craft.
17 – Transform your tissue paper into this beautiful Tissue Paper Snail Craft perfect for summer!
18 – Turn your old CD’s into this cute and Easy CD Snail Craft.
19 – Kids will love playing around with paint and cotton balls in this Easy Paper Plate Snail Craft.
20 – This Paper Rosette Snail Craft is so much fun and so so cute!
21 – This Rainbow Paper Plate Snail is perfect summer fun for kids, so cute!
22 – Grab your old, unused buttons for this whimsical and charming Button Snail Craft.
23 – This Snail Sticky Wall Craft is the perfect interactive Summer craft for toddlers!
24 – We love the charming character of these Spiral Snail Newspaper Crafts.
You can’t go wrong with snail crafts for kids, they are such fascinating creatures! All of these crafts are fun, easy, and a great way to get your kids interested in nature. We hope you enjoyed our roundup of snail crafts and that you will give one (or more) a try! Don’t forget to share your finished project with us on Facebook – we can’t wait to see them!
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