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Shell Picture

A butterfly made from shells

With some shells make your very own picture.

What to do:

Step 1

Part 1

Get together all of the items that you need for the make.

Step 2

Part 2

Paint your cardboard with any colour you like. Make sure you paint the whole thing.

Step 3

Part 3

When it's dry, place the shells on the cardboard with a gap down the middle to make the wings. Then put a line of pebbles down the middle to make the body and the eyes. Get a piece a string and add it to the picture to make the antennae.

Step 4

Part 4

Glue them all down.

Step 5

Part 5

Now paint it all over in any colours you choose. Use really bright colours to make them stand out.

Step 6

Part 6

Why not try making a peacock made out of buttons and beads?

30 minutes This should take about 30 mins

You will need:

  • Two big flat shells (only use old shells)
  • Cardboard
  • Pebbles
  • PVA glue
  • Paint
  • String

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.