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."



Materials Needed:

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

Cut Out Stencil

Print both PDF templates onto heavy card stock, and cut out to create stencil.


Trace Stencils

Trace both stencils onto paper of choice.


Cut Out Turtles

Cut out traced stencils for body and shell of turtle.


Attach Shell

Use small brad to attach shell to body.


Decorate Card

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


Write Message

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


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