Chestnut Snail Craft for Kids

If you’re lucky enough to have chestnuts in your area, you know you can make many fun crafts with them, like this Chestnut Snail Craft for Kids.

So the next time you go out for a walk with the kids, remember to pick up a few chestnuts.

Chestnut snail craft for children

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Making snails from chestnuts is quite easy, all you need is some playdough or clay if you want to keep them longer.

Chestnut snail making craft for children

It’s a great job for fine motor skills.

Simple chestnut snail craft for kids

You can even paint chestnuts, however we prefer their natural look.

Chestnut snail making craft for children

So do you want to join us in today’s project?

Simple chestnut snail craft for kids

Grab your tools and start crafting!

How to make chestnut snails

What you need:

  • two innocent eyes
  • air dry clay
  • craft knife
  • a chestnut
  • black lining
  • hot glue

Materials used

Instructions step by step

Create the snail’s body shape with dry clay.

Step 1

Make molds with chestnuts as shown in the picture.

Step 2

Create two snail antennae and attach them to the body.

Step 3

Remove the chestnuts and let the clay dry completely.

Step 4

Apply some hot glue to the inside of the mold.

Step 5

Put in the chestnuts.

Step 6

Attach two goofy eyes to the face and then draw a smiling mouth with a black liner.

Step 7

All has been done!

Chestnut snail making craft for children

I hope you enjoy this snail project!

Simple chestnut snail craft for kids

Quite sweet, isn’t it?

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