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~ August Supplemental ~

Kid's Realm

 

 

Seashell Critters

By: Amanda Formaro
Difficulty: Easy
Age: 6 and up

Save the shells you find on the beach this summer and make these adorable little seashell critters. This activity is a great way to test kidsí creativity. Have a seashell critter fashion show when you are done!

 

What you'll need:

     ●  Seashells in various types and sizes
     ●  Hot glue gun
     ●  Wiggle eyes

How to make it:

     1.  Arrange shells together to form different animals and creatures.
     2.  Have a parent glue them together with hot glue.
     3.  Add wiggle eyes to your creatures.

Tips:

     1.  Itís best to position the shells first and decide how you want them to

          go together before gluing.
     2.  Put cockle shells together to form oyster-like creatures.
     3.  For more colorful projects, paint your shells before gluing together.