Safety comes first, always supervise children when crafting and ensure you read all safety information on any equipment and resources you use. Please note that this post may include affiliate links, this means that if you make a purchase through the links provided I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you. This helps me keep this blog up and running.

Easy paper plate snail craft for kids

My 1yo loves to join in with our crafting but ofcourse some of the things we make are a bit above her ability level. So today whilst my other monkey was off playing I decided to set up something for us to make together. This easy paper plate snail was perfect, I cut out the shapes, she did all the fun sticking bits and doesn’t he look great!

You will need

  • Paper plate
  • Tissue paper
  • Snail coloured paper
  • Googly eyes
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • PVA Glue

To start you will need to cut out the shape of your snails shell. Cut out a small slope shape starting from the centre as you can see above. This gives you a slot to place your snail’s body.

Easy paper plate snail craft for kids

Once you’ve cut out your paper plate cover it in pva glue and then layer on your ripped up pieces of tissue paper. Once you’ve finished decorating your snail brush a light layer of pva glue over your tissue paper to secure it down. Its also makes the shell look shiny too!

From your paper cut out the L shape and antennae of your snails body.

Glue a googly eye on the end of each antennae and then use your black marker to draw your snail a big smiley mouth.

Easy paper plate snail craft for kids

Use a generous dab of glue to secure the shell to the front of your snail. Once dry your paper plate snail is finished!

Did you like this easy paper plate snail craft? Why not check out this awesome paper plate Narwhal craft?

Paper plate melted snowman

Winter is well on it's way and the weather is certainly getting colder. The last couple of nights I've found...
Read More

Shape snowman craft

This cute little shape snowman is another one that we came up with to suit both of my little ones....
Read More

Paper roll Santa

After the success of our gorgeous little paper roll elves we wanted to follow up with another paper roll craft...
Read More

Paper plate Christmas pudding

With my children being 4 and 1 the difference in their crafting abilities is pretty wide. For example my eldest...
Read More

Polymer clay lollipops

When it comes to Christmas movies the fist one we usually watch as a family is home alone, the kids...
Read More

Pipe cleaner lollipop ornaments.

After making our polymer clay lollipops I thought that I would upload these simple pipe cleaner lollipop ornaments too. Clay...
Read More

Cardboard box Viking shield.

With all the shops being closed we haven't been able to go out and buy our Christmas presents this year...
Read More

Toilet roll Christmas elf

Don't you just love this little toilet roll Christmas elf craft? I know that we certainly love these little guys...
Read More

Photo frame ornaments

I absolutely love these little photo frame ornaments! We've ordered some prints to go in them but they haven't arrived...
Read More

Fingerprint Christmas trees

These festive little fingerprint Christmas trees are probably my favourite design for this little craft. They make such sweet little...
Read More

Sharing is caring!