Turtle Craft by Janis Cox

Torn Tadeo Turtle by Janis Cox

Torn Tadeo Turtle by Janis Cox

Turtle Craft

Janis Cox is the illustrator of Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts About God’s Creation. She is also an author, watercolour artist, wife, mother and grandma — but most of all she’s a faithful follower of Jesus. She’s been retired from teaching for over 15 years but finds herself back into her passion of working with children.

Janis created the craft in the photo above. Janis writes, “This is a craft that I had my children do at school in art lessons. It is great for dexterity, colour, and placement of objects. This week I am showing you how to make a picture called Torn Tadeo Turtle. Of course this can be extended for any picture.”

Click here to learn step-by-step directions at her blog.

 

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John 3:16 Marketing Network Member Writes Review of Super Simple Animal Crafts

30 Super Simple Animal Crafts to supplement children’s activity book Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts About God’s Creation

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review by Lisa Lickel

Creating 30 different species of God’s creatures out of pipe cleaners, clothespins, googly eyes, paper plates and paint was never so much fun.

Recommended to go along with the Vacation Bible School or even Sunday school Curriculum, Adam’s Animals, Kimberley Payne and Kristen Sheppard-Payne offer a fun-filled book of clear directions and pictures of easy to create animals, from Bizarre Bat to Fancy Fish using an old CD, to Handsome Horse and Wild Wolf built around a child’s footprint, a few simple supplies turns into an afternoon of fun at home or the babysitter or grandma’s house.

Newest Review of Super Simple Animal Crafts

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Newest Review of Super Simple Animal Crafts

Lisa Lickel writes a review that includes,

“Kimberley Payne and Kristen Sheppard-Payne offer a fun-filled book of clear directions and pictures of easy to create animals, from Bizarre Bat to Fancy Fish using an old CD, to Handsome Horse and Wild Wolf built around a child’s footprint, a few simple supplies turns into an afternoon of fun at home or the babysitter or grandma’s house.”

Click here to read more of her review at Amazon.

How to Create a Worm Craft

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Worm craft

Materials:

• Pink pipe cleaner
• 2 googly eyes
• Pencil
• Glue

Instructions:

• Twirl the pipe cleaner around the pencil.
• Bend the tip of one end and glue the two googly eyes onto it.
• When dry, slide the worm off the pencil carefully.

 

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Adam's Animals (1)This craft book is a supplement to Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts about God’s Creations

 

How to Create a Wolf Craft

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Wolf craft

Materials:

• White construction paper
• Black pompom
• Brown, red and black markers
• Paper plate
• Brown paint
• Paint brush
• 2 googly eyes
• Glue

Instructions:

• Spread brown paint on a paper plate.
• Place bare foot into the paint, and then place it onto the white construction paper.
• Once the paint has dried, use the brown marker to draw on a head connecting the big toe to the little toe.
• Draw ears on either side of the head and colour them with the red marker.
• Towards the upper middle part of the foot, draw arms and paint them brown.
• Draw paws on the end of the arms and paint them brown.
• On the end of the paws draw three small black triangles for the claws.
• On the bottom of the body, draw two paws and paint them brown.
• On the end of the paws, draw three small triangles for claws.
• Draw a tail a little above the bottom paws.
• Glue the googly eyes on the face, and just below that, glue on the pompom for the nose.

 

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How to Create a Spider Craft

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Spider

Materials:

• Black and white construction paper
• Black pipe cleaner
• Black string
• 2 googly eyes
• Pencil
• Scissors
• Glue

Instructions:

• Draw and cut a circle out of the black construction paper for the body.
• Cut eight legs out of the pipe cleaners.
• Glue the legs to the back of the circle, four on each side and spaced apart.
• Cut a length of string for the web, and glue it on the back of the circle. Allow the glue to dry and set.
• Once everything on the back is dried, flip the circle back over.
• On the front, glue two googly eyes near the top of the circle.
• Out of the white construction paper, cut a mouth –three triangles with a flat bottom. Glue the mouth onto the circle near the bottom with the triangles facing upwards.

 

Simple CraftsFind this craft and over 20 other easy animal crafts in Super Simple Animal Crafts

 

Adam's Animals (1)This craft book is a supplement to Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts about God’s Creations

 

How to Create a Snake Craft

Snake craft
Snake craft2

Materials:

• Purple and yellow paint
• Paint brush
• 2 googly eyes
• Red marker
• Toilet paper tube
• Scissors
• Glue

Instructions:

• Cut the toilet paper tube from bottom to top, following the seam where it was glued together.
• Press it flat, and glue together so the front and the back each have a point.
• Paint whatever type of pattern you want on it, then set aside to dry.
• Once it is dry, glue the googly eyes on one of the pointy ends.
• Draw on a mouth with the red marker.

 

Simple CraftsFind this craft and over 20 other easy animal crafts in Super Simple Animal Crafts

 
 

Adam's Animals (1)This craft book is a supplement to Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts about God’s Creations

 

How to Create a Snail Craft

Snail craft
Snail craft2

Materials:

• Black construction paper
• Paper plate
• Many different colours of markers
• Googly eye
• Scissors
• Glue

Instructions:

• Draw little squares of different colours around the outside of the plate. Continue to do that until you have reached the inside of the plate where they all meet.
• Colour in all the squares.
• Cut a long, sausage-looking strip that is longer than the paper plate out of black construction paper.
• Glue the black strip under the paper plate so you can see it on either end.
• Glue the googly eye on the right end of the black strip.

 

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How to Create a Rooster Craft

Rooster craft
Rooster craft2

Materials:

• Plastic cup
• 2 googly eyes
• Red and black fun foam
• Scissors
• Glue

Instructions:

• Turn the cup upside down.
• Cut out a diamond-shaped red beak, fold it in half and glue it on the front of the cup.
• Cut out a rectangle from the red foam. Then from that rectangle, cut out little triangles to resemble the top of a rooster’s head.
• Glue the rectangle onto the top of the cup.
• Glue the googly eyes on the front of the cup above the beak.
• For the feet, cut out two upside-down W’s on the black foam, and glue to the bottom of the cup.

 

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Adam's Animals (1)This craft book is a supplement to Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts about God’s Creations

 

How to Create a Rabbit Craft

Rabbit craft
Rabbit craft2

Materials:

• White and pink construction paper
• Toilet paper tube
• Pipe cleaner
• Cotton ball
• White paint
• Paint brush
• 2 Googly eyes
• Scissors
• Glue

Instructions:

• Paint the toilet paper tube white, and set aside to dry.
• Cut spade-shaped ears out of the white construction paper.
• Cut smaller spade shapes out of the pink construction paper for the inside of the ears.
• Once the paint has dried, glue the ears on the top of the tube.
• Glue on the cotton ball for the nose.
• Cut the pipe cleaner into four equal-length whiskers, and glue them on – 2 on either side of the nose.
• Cut out two small squares from the white construction paper, and glue them under the nose as teeth.
• Glue the googly eyes slightly above the nose.

 

Simple CraftsFind this craft and over 20 other easy animal crafts in Super Simple Animal Crafts

 
 

Adam's Animals (1)This craft book is a supplement to Adam’s Animals – Fun Facts about God’s Creations