Kids' Craft: Handmade Turtle Valentine

Let that special someone know exactly how you feel with this sweet turtle card that reads, "You really bring me out of my shell."
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Materials Needed:

  • colored card stock
  • glittered card stock
  • scissors
  • small gold brad
  • school glue
  • glitter

Cut Out Stencil

Freehand designs for a turtle body and shell, or print out patterns online. Cut out to create stencil.

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Trace Stencils

Trace both stencils onto paper of choice.

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Cut Out Turtles

Cut out traced stencils for body and shell of turtle.

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Attach Shell

Use small brad to attach shell to body.

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Decorate Card

Cover turtle's feet with glue, then sprinkle with glitter. Allow to dry.

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Write Message

Flip shell open and write clever message, "You really bring me out of my shell!"

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