AGE GROUP:  Elementary
TOPICS:  Animal, Crayons, Paint, Pencil, Snail


  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Tempera paint
  • Paint brush
  • Pencil with eraser (to swirl the paint)
  • Black Sharpie
  • Crayons


  1. Place a small amount of paint in the center of the page. Students will use a paint brush to swirl it into a circle, creating the shell.
  2. Use the eraser end of a pencil to create a swirl in the paint when it is still wet. Allow the paint to dry completely before moving onto step three.
  3. Draw the snail with pencil first and then outline the pencil with a Sharpie marker.
  4. Add a horizon line, background images and details to the snail.
  5. Color in the white space with crayons.

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