INSIDE: Bubble Wrap Crocodile Craft is great textured craft for kids to make. The results are simply adorable and scary at the same time. Create this up-cycled craft with your kids anytime of the year. Its a wonderful craft to do another with your child’s favourite book featuring a crocodile or when you find yourself with some extra bubble wrap!
Books about crocodiles to read before this craft
Bubble Wrap Crocodile Craft
Grab a paper towel roll and cut about 5 inches off one end. Wrap a piece of bubble wrap around the tube and secure using double sided tape. The end without any tube supporting it will be the tail of the crocodile. As you secure the bubble wrap with tape flatten the tube slightly.
Paint the bubble wrap using green acrylic paint. Tempera paint will flake off so you must use acrylic paint. Set it aside to dry.
While it dries cut out feet from cardboard and colour them green using paint sticks. Once the bubble wrap is dry, glue the feet to the bottom of the body using craft glue.
Out of green construction paper cut out spikes. Glue those to the back of the crocodile.
Grab two bottle caps and glue a small black construction paper circle in the center. Glue the eye right on top of the crocodile.
Take a q-tip and some black acrylic paint and make two nostrils on top of your crocodile just in front of its eyes.
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
Supplies for Bubble Wrap Crocodile Craft
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- Bubble Wrap
- Paper Towel Roll
- Green, white and black acrylic paint
- Foam Brushes
- Cotton ball
- Green construction paper
- Craft Glue
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