People love to spot turtles in the wild.

Snapping turtles, painted turtles, softshell turtles --- it is so fun getting to see these truly unique creatures.

Let's celebrate turtles right at home by making a button turtle craft.

You'll need:
A printed template
Colored pencils, crayons or markers
Buttons
Glue

Print out our button turtle template, and color it however you would like.Photo of a blank turtle template

Go through your button collection --- I have an old coffee tin of buttons that were passed down from my grandma --- and collect a variety of shapes and sizes. Utilize whatever colors go with your turtle design.

Glue the buttons on your turtle, placing the largest buttons first and filling in with the smaller buttons.

Photo of a button turtle

Let dry and enjoy!

 

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