Shell Creatures

Turn shells into colourful sea creatures with this simple craft.

Shell Creatures

Skill Level

Beginner. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

30 minutes + drying time for paint

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Paint large shells in the colours of your choice using acrylic paint. Leave to dry then apply a second coat of paint on top. Leave to dry.
  2. Cut out the head, legs and fin pieces for each shell creature from different coloured pieces of foam then stick these in place onto each shell.
  3. To finish, stick down small wiggle eyes to the front of each shell creature.
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Top Tip

Apply a few layers of paint to the shells to ensure good coverage.

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