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Make a Turtle

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Give each child a paper bowl. Have children turn the bowl upside down and glue the edges onto a sheet of construction paper. Invite children to use tempera paint on the bowl to create the look of a turtle shell. Next have children paint legs, a head, and a tail onto the construction paper in the correct places. Finally, help children glue googly eyes onto the head. Children might also wish to paint or color on the paper an appropriate habitat for the turtle -- for example, a pond, the grass, or the beach


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05/18/2009

 

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