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Sea turtle crafts are perfect for your summer and ocean-themed preschool lesson plans. You’ll have a hard time choosing which one to make first!
Whether you’re looking for a fun craft to add to your life cycle of a sea turtle activities or you’re looking for an ocean craft for kids, here’s a great collection of sea turtle crafts for your little ones to make.
Sea Turtle Crafts
Download the free template and follow the tutorial to make a simple paper-weaving sea turtle craft with your preschoolers!
Teach kids about sea turtles with 10 fun sea turtle facts, and then make a floating sea turtle craft. So Easy Being Green
It’s so simple to make egg carton turtles! Kids will love creating this recycled craft. Emma Owl
After watching Turtle: The Incredible Journey with your kids, they’ll love creating sea turtle art with oil pastels and watercolor paints. Kid World Citizen
Fans of Finding Nemo will love creating this sea turtle paper plate craft. I Heart Arts n Crafts
Mix up a batch of homemade salt dough, and your kids can enjoy making some salt dough sea turtles. Make and Takes
It’s super easy to turn an ordinary sea shell into a fun sea turtle fridge magnet! Red Ted Art
I love the egg carton “shell” on this egg carton sea turtle craft. Crafty Morning
Kids will love recycling an old CD and a clean bath sponge to make this sea turtle craft for kids. I Heart Arts n Crafts
When you download and print the free template, this mosaic sea turtle craft is a breeze to create! One Creative Mommy
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT SEA TURTLESFill your book basket with a great collection of books about sea turtles. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue – This introduction to sea turtles provides in-depth information about their habitats, challenges, and successes, so that kids can take action to help save these amazing endangered creatures. A Day in the Life: Sea Animals: Sea Turtles – The sea turtle is a large, heavy creature that is amazingly graceful underwater, though cumbersome on land. Sea Turtles – Did you know that sea turtles can live to be 100 years old or that they can migrate up to 2,800 miles from their birthplace?