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Sea Shell Creatures

These sea shell creatures are the perfect beach craft to tackle after collecting shells from your latest beach vacation. Make your own unique creature!
Age Group: Crafts
Author: Meaghan Mountford


  • Shells in various shapes and sizes
  • White air-dry clay
  • Craft paint in desired colors
  • Paint brushes
  • Hot glue gun


  • Plan each of your sea shell creatures first. Sketch designs and play around with the clay and shells to come up with creatures.
  • Roll, pinch, and shape the air-dry clay into the necessary parts of the creatures to hold the shells. Let dry overnight.
  • Paint the clay parts desired colors, adding googly eyes with white and black dots of paint. Let dry.
  • Assemble the creatures with hot glue.