Paper Plate Snail

This simple paper plate snail craft is the perfect way to let your child show his creativity.

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Draw this outline on your paper plate:

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Cut the top part of your paper plate to make this snail shape:

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    We used foam stickers to decorate our snail. You could also use construction paper, paint, or tissue paper. It was so fun to watch her get creative and decide which shapes and colors should go in certain spots. This is the perfect time to talk about shapes and colors.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Done!

    Glue on googly eyes (or draw your snail's eyes). Color the body and you could even add antennae using pipe cleaners. We had so much fun with this simple, colorful snail craft!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

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