This children´s craft can be a fantastic idea to create a miniature garden with other salt pastry figures



  • To develop fine motor control
  • To develop qualities of observation and analysis


  • Salt pastry or plasticine which dries in contact with the air.
  • Paint
  • Empty snail shell or big soup pasta in the shape of a snail.
  • Toothpricks

Pasos a seguir

Pick up empty snail shells. Take a little piece of salt pastry and roll it with your hands. Make a sausage with one point thinner than the other.

Snails paso 1

Cut a toothprick in half and stick the two pieces in the snail’s head, as in the photo.

Snails paso 2

Put the snail shell or the soup pasta in the middle of the sausage.

Snails paso 3

Bake the snails at 100 or 120º for two hours.

Snails paso 4

Wait until they are cool and paint them.

Snails paso 5


  • Edad:3 years
  • Tiempo:45 minutes
  • Dificultad:Low

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