Slithery Snake

Slithery Snake craft

Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Snake and practice fine motor skills with your children by creating this textured torn-paper serpent.

  • 1.

    Look at pictures of snakes in reference books or on the Internet. Notice the patterns of color on their skin.

  • 2.

    Gently tear two or more different colors of construction paper into tiny pieces. Children age 4 and older may use Crayola® Scissors to cut paper into small shapes.

  • 3.

    On another piece of construction paper, outline a large Slithery Snake shape with Crayola Twistables.

  • 4.

    Attach the bits of paper to your snake with a Crayola Glue Stick. Create a pattern of colors. Dry.

  • 5.

    Outline skin patterns similar to those of real snakes on your mosaic Slithery Snake in crayon.

  • 6.

    With a Crayola Marker, draw your snake's tongue and eyes.