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Turtle Crafts & Activities For Kids

Turtle Crafts And Activities For Kids

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Turtle Crafts & Activities For Kids

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Are your curiously active kids fond of turtles? Why shouldn’t be! Turtles are the cutest, friendliest, and slowest animals on our planet and who would not like them. Especially kids, when they see a turtle their eagerness to hold and cuddle them is beyond measure. Turtles are the best pet to have, what to do if not ready?

So, let’s make turtle crafts, with kids, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. We have collected various ideas to craft turtles, that are irresistible to give a try.

We will be exploring different methods to make a turtle, and with minimum supplies, we would be able to create them. With a simple process and lots of fun, kids will learn to craft turtles. Keep your learning spirit alive with our curated list of turtle crafts and activities like tissue paper and plate turtle, green paper plate, hexagonal patterned, cupcake liner, upcycled k-cup, and recycled buttons & cd, rock turtle for kids, turtle herb planter, and turtle shell.

Turtle Crafts & Activities For Kids

Turtle Crafts And Activities For Kids

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Tissue Paper and Plate Turtle Craft

Tissue Paper and Plate Turtle Crafts & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Fire Flies And Mudpies

Create a vibrant turtle using tissue paper and a plate. Kids adore turtles and their movements, and by making this craft they will get to even more about their structures, the shell, legs, and patterns. Colorful tissue papers make the craft even more attractive, kids will learn to make simple yet beautiful crafts using light materials, like a paper plate and tissue paper. Suitable for kindergartners, and preschoolers.

Green Paper Plate Turtle

Green Paper Plate Turtle Craft & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Glued To My Crafts Blog

Let’s try making this green paper plate turtle. Kids will be excited to try this activity, and they will feel joyous while sticking square tissue papers on the plate. Just cover the plate in glue with a brush, and let your child cover it with tissue paper while you cut out the tail, head, and legs for the turtle. Afterward, just assemble all the parts by asking your child which comes where and you’re done. Suitable for kindergarteners and preschoolers.

Hexagonal Patterned Turtle Craft

Hexagonal Patterned Turtle Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: One Creative Mommy

Ready to hustle for your child? Alright, this craft, looks so cool. Yes, but cooler to make, kids will have lots of fun activities to do, like coloring the hexagons with different color shades and sticking them into the turtles. The number of hexagons will depend on how large or small the paper bowl is. Prepare this colorful turtle with the help of your child and have fun. Suitable for kids aged 4 or above.

Cupcake Liner Turtles Craft

Cupcake Liner Turtles Crafts & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafty Morning

Here is a super easy craft to make with your child. If you were looking for small and cute turtles to make then this is the craft. Using cupcake liner, and suitable cutouts this craft is made. You can make dozens of these crafts and decorate them at your child’s desk for them to play with. Suitable for kindergartners and preschoolers.

Upcycled K-cup Turtle

Upcycled K-cup Turtle

Image Source/Tutorial: Craft Create Cook

Do you also collect K-cups? If yes, then you are eligible to make this craft. This is a nice way to recycle the leftover K-cups. Kids will like how the turtle has a large shell. You can assign your child to paint the k-cup green or can spray paint to save time. On a turtle, cut out stick the k-cup properly, with those wiggle eyes, and you’re done. Suitable for preschoolers and kindergartners.

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Recycled Buttons & CD Turtle Craft

Recycled Buttons & CD Turtle Crafts & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Fire Flies And Mudpies

What could more constructive way to recycle old CDs and unused buttons? Instead of throwing them, use them in this craft. It sets a good example among children of recycling products smartly. This not only looks different but also unique. All those colorful buttons are to be applied by kids, and the turtle cutout too. Craft is suitable for all age groups.

Rock Turtle Craft For Kids

Rock Turtle Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy And Fun

Are you interested in collecting rocks? Well, this craft lets you use your rock collection for something beautiful and extraordinary. This activity allows you to spend fun, from collecting rocks to painting them, to sticking and finally completing the craft. Try out this craft and have fun. Suitable for kids of all age groups.

Turtle Herb Planter Craft

Turtle Herb Planter Crafts & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Reading Confetti

This activity engages kids in planting herbs and trying out their skills. From filling the cup with mud and sowing seeds to placing those pom-poms to make out a turtle, kids will learn a lot. They learn how to plant herbs and take care of them, and how to decorate planters. This activity is suitable for kids of all age groups.

Turtle Shell Craft For Kids

Turtle Shell Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy And Fun

If you have collected lots of seashells from the seaside while you were on vacation with your kids, then surely this craft is for you. You will find a better use for them than collecting dust. The picture itself speaks clearly, how easy it is to make. The crafts will be unique items, and can even be used as gifts. Suitable for preschoolers and above.

Turtle Dish Clay Craft For Kids

Turtle Dish Clay Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Artsy Momma

Just get ready for some clay adventure. This super clay turtle dish craft is all you need to teach your child some pottery skills. Not only pottery but also painting skills too. When the clay spins and takes the shape inside of their hand – watch their reaction as if some majestic has been achieved by them. Suitable for age groups 5 and above.

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Seashell Turtle & Crab Magnet Craft

Seashell Turtle & Crab Magnet Crafts & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Red Ted Art

This craft makes perfect little shell fridge magnets. Kids will like how these magnets could be stuck to a fridge, and how beautiful they will look. Making these cute little devices is super simple, and if you have collected seashells from the riverside then you are good to go. Moreover, this activity lets you visit the see side for this purpose and spend some quality time with your little ones. Suitable for kids of all age groups.

Paper Plate Clown Fish & Turtle Craft

Paper Plate Clown Fish & Turtle Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: The Art Arts Crafts

What could be more than drawing Nemo and his turtle friend? This craft is about making turtles and clownfish using paper plates. Moreover, the craft is quite relatable to the fish Nemo, his Father, and the 150-year-old turtle. Kids will have fun painting and sticking the parts together and assembling the whole craft. Suitable for kids of age 4 and above.

Paper Plate 3D Turtles

Paper Plate 3D Turtles Craft & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy And Fun

This craft also uses paper plates to make turtles, but the effects are 3-D. The shell has to be shaded in a way that looks almost similar to a real turtle. Kids can use a green marker and sketch the plate and then stick cutouts of turtles. Don’t forget those googly eyes. This craft is suitable for kindergarteners, and higher age groups.

Paper Bowl & Tissue Paper Turtle Craft

Paper Bowl & Tissue Paper Turtle Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things

Have an artificial turtle pet, create this craft with your child, and fulfill the desire of having a turtle pet. The craft is really simple to make. Filled with lots of creative activities the craft will provide lots of beautiful learning to kids. Suitable for kids of all age groups.

Jurassic World Turtle Craft

Jurassic World Turtle Crafts & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: How To This And That

Do your kids often wonder about the Jurassic World, the animals, giant turtles, and of course dinosaurs. Well, this craft takes your child to that time. With paper plates and green chart papers, this craft can be made. The craft is suitable for kids age 3 and above.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mask

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mask

Image Source/Tutorial: My Teen Guide

Celebrate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle with your Eager-Beaver little ones by making this craft. The craft is simple and identical to the ones we made earlier. Kids are pure and polite get inspired easily, and are always motivated to do something great, and if you find this craft useful then do try it with your kids. The craft is suitable for kids of all age groups.

Cute Little Baby Turtle Craft For kids

Cute Little Baby Turtle Craft For kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Its Munchkin Time

The kids will have so much fun while making these cute little turtles crafts meant for kids. These cute little turtles are made using pom-poms, buttons, googly eyes, and egg cartons. Kids will have while painting the egg keepers with the desired color, and they will love the overall process. The craft will enhance their creativity and imaginative thoughts. Suitable for kids of age 4 and above.

Paper Plate & Sequins Turtle Crafts For Kids

Paper Plate & Sequins Turtle Crafts For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Artsy Momma

Kids will have lots of enjoyment, especially preschoolers while making this craft. The craft involves lots of cutting, pasting, and coloring activities that will keep kids busy for long moments. It’s a different type of craft, that uses so many chart paper cutouts and sequins, which makes it stand out from the rest.

Paper Plate & Foam Turtle Craft for Kids

Paper Plate & Foam Turtle Craft for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Six Clever Sisters

Isn’t this turtle so realistic, with a bumpy shell? Yeah, simple and easy to make, and filled with fun and learnings for kids. The foam used gives a mosaic effect to the shell, like the shell. Any different shape can also be used, like a hexagon, or circle. After all, the craft is packed with cutting, painting, and coloring.

Cute Baby Turtle From Egg Cartons

Cute Baby Turtle From Egg Cartons Craft & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Emma Owl

Recycling unusable materials is a necessary responsibility, and this craft lets you take up that responsibility. By using rejecting egg cartons, we will be able to make this craft and make kids learn the art of recycling. The craft involves lots of activities such as painting, gluing, cutting, and coloring. Kids will have full-on engaged hours making this craft. The craft is suitable for kids of 4 and above.

Floating Sea Turtles Craft

Floating Sea Turtles Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: So Easy Being Green

What about crafts that even act as play items? Well, this craft is more like a floating device. This craft allows kids to play with it. Plastic cups can float on water, therefore they are the best item to use. moreover, you can recycle any collected plastic cups. The craft is filled with coloring, cutting, and gluing drills. Kids of all ages are eligible to participate in making this craft.

Family Of Walnut Shell Turtles

Family Of Walnut Shell Turtles Craft & Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: No Time For Flash Cards

Walnuts are great to nourish the brain with all the nutrients. Kids would eat the nuts, and throw the shells! No, that’s what we do, we recycle those shells into something valuable and creative, just like this craft. This craft uses walnut shells to make little bay turtles. Kids will get to color, and glue while making this craft.

Flower Shell Turtle Craft

Flower Shell Turtle Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Twit Chetts

What an amazing craft to make with your kids. Quilled papers are used to construct shells for turtles. The craft is very engaging and satisfying. Construction papers are great for quilling, and even you can construct various arts using them. Have fun quilling and crafting.

Hand Print Turtle Art

Hand Print Turtle Art & Craft Activity For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Fun Handprint Art Blog

The most amazing and simple craft to make a sea turtle. This is a great way to get the hand-print of kids and make a craft as well. The craft has so many things to do from coloring, making turtles, and adding a few details. Kids will learn a lot through this sketch. The craft is suitable for kids of all age groups.

I hope that these turtle crafts and activities were fun and engaging for your child. Turtles are the most loved sea animals, therefore these are on-demand these days. If you like the content then do visit again.

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