Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Snake Craft and Books

This kids might enjoy making this wiggly craft snake (a reptile).


  • 3-4 toilet paper rolls
  • scissors
  • paint and paint brush and/or construction paper
  • glue
  • string, yarn, etc.
  • googly eyes (optional)
The directions suggest construction paper but we used paint.

Directions for this snake are at DLTK's website.
Click Here: DLTK Toilet Paper Roll Snake Directions


There are lots and lots of great snake books for kids that can be read before or after making the snake. Here is a small selection plus a couple of snake coloring books for kids.

                                               The Snake Book
My copy of this book has received a lot of use with my students, especially the BOYS!!!!

4 page pull-out section - a bit tattered now from constant use!

Snakes Are Hunters (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)Fun Facts About Snakes! (I Like Reptiles and Amphibians!)

SnakeNational Geographic Readers: Snakes!The Best Book of Snakes

Time For Kids: Snakes!Snakes of the World Coloring BookReptiles and Amphibians (Peterson Field Guide Color-In Books)

BOOK ANIMAL LIVES SNAKES 7+Amazing Snakes! (I Can Read Book 2)Snakes

Snake Dictionary: An A to Z of Amazing SnakesSnakes : Children's Book



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