Today on Craft Play Learn we are sharing a fun and simple cut out snail craft. This printable template is free and easy to use. Perfect for a rainy day activity or animal themed learning. Simply print out the template, cut out the pieces and let your child put it all together. They can even decorate their snail with paint, markers or crayons.
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Teaching Kids About Snails
When it comes to raising awareness about snails, one crafty way to do it is by having kids make their very own snail cut out template. This activity can teach children about the different parts of a snail, how they move, and what they eat. Not only is this project easy and inexpensive, but it’s also a great way to get kids interested in learning more about these creatures.
What You’ll Need To Make This Snail Printable Craft
– 1 sheet of construction paper
– Markers or crayons (optional)
How To Make This Snail Craft
1. Begin by printing out your cute snail template.
2. Cut out all the pieces of the template.
3. Glue the head of the snail and shell pieces together.
4. Draw on eyes, a mouth, and any other details you’d like to add to your snail.
5. Your snail is now complete! Hang it up or keep it as a fun decoration for your room.
Printable Snail Craft
This is a great cut out template for kids to use to make a snail craft. This would be perfect for an animal-themed project or activity. The template includes all of the pieces needed to make a cute snail, including the body, shell, and head. Simply print out the template and have your child cut out the pieces. Then, they can glue them together to create their very own snail! This is a fun and easy craft that is perfect for kids of all ages.
Fun Facts About Snails
1. The longest recorded lifespan for a pet snail is 32 years.
2. Most snails are hermaphrodites, meaning they have both male and female reproductive organs.
3. Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating!
4. Some snail species can grow up to 12 inches in length.
5. Snails have a very good sense of smell.
6. The world’s largest snail is the African giant snail. It can grow up to 3 feet long!
7. Snails are found in every continent except Antarctica.
8. There are over 10,000 different species of snails and slugs!
9. Snails produce slime which they use to help them move around and also to protect themselves from predators.
10. Snails are a delicacy in some parts of the world, including France and China.
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.