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Paperplate Turtle



  1. Green construction paper
  2. 2 paper plates (6")
  3. Dot markers
  4. Marker
  5. Stapler
  6. Scissors



  1. Using dot markers, decorate bottom of one plate for shell.
  2. Cut out head, legs and tail using following template turtle.PDF.  The following photo shows how the parts will look turtle_parts.JPG
  3. Draw a face and toenails a on turtle parts.
  4. Assemble turtle by placing shell plate and bottom plate together (bottom plate face up, and shell plate face down).
  5. Place head between plates and staple.
  6. Repeat for legs and tail.