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Walnut Shell Crafts

Walnut Shell Critters

Materials

  • One half of a walnut shell for each child
  • Felt for cutouts
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Glue

Create a walnut shell critter from the shell. Cut out an oval with legs and a head for a turtle. Add the eyes. Make a rabbit or a mouse.

Walnut Shell Boats

Materials

  • One half of a walnut shell for each child
  • A small lump of clay
  • One toothpick each
  • A triangle of construction paper measuring 1-2 inches

Make small sails from paper and a toothpick. Add a small lump of clay to the bottom of the inside of a walnut shell. Place the toothpick sail in the clay and sail your boat in a large bowl of water.

Activities provided by:

Story County Conservation Board
Nature Boxes for Early Childhood Educators
Debbi Williams
56461 180th St.
Ames, IA 50010
Story County Conservation [1]