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Seashell Creatures

This project requires the following items:

  • Craft Workshop moving eyes
  • Craft Workshop chenille stem (red)
  • Craft Workshop felt (green)
  • Craft Workshop hot glue gun
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Assorted sea shells

Step 1.
Paint your seashells colours of your choice. We used red for the crab, green for the turtle and different purple, green and yellow for our fish. While paint is drying choose what moving eyes will suit which creature, and plan out where to position the fins and tails on fish
Step 2.
Cut a Chenille Stem into 4 pieces of similar length to make legs, and then 2 longer for the longer front legs. Fold the end of the longer legs back onto themselves to from lil’ grabby pincers.
Step 3.
Prepare the turtle body by drawing some legs, head and tail around the outside of your shell, and the cut out the shape.
Step 4.
Carefully glue the moving eyes on to your creatures, either on the shells (for fish and crab) or on the felt turtle head
Step 5.
Using the hot glue gun, glue the other smaller shells on to the fish to form fins and tail to finish
Step 6.
Glue the turtle felt body on to the underside of the shell to finish
Step 7.
Glue 4 legs alongside the bottom edge of one side of the crab shell, then repeat for the other side. Finish off with gluing the longer pincer legs towards the of the crab

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