Paper Plate Turtle

In continuing with our ocean theme we learned about turtles.  I explained how turtles lay their eggs on the beach and then when the baby turtles hatch they go into the ocean.  Then we made a very easy paper plate turtle.

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Here’s what you’ll need: paper plate, glue, green construction paper, wiggly eyes.

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Tear the construction paper into little pieces.  This helps to strengthen the muscles in the hand that are necessary for the control needed to learn how to write.

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Glue the little pieces of paper onto the paper plate.  Once the plate was all covered in construction paper we added a head and legs.

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The finished turtle.

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