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Stained Glass Snake

Snakes are part of our natural surroundings. Many of them are harmless and some are dangerous. Our Stained Glass Snake Craft is a safe way to enjoy these reptiles and learn about their habits.


Elmer’s® Painters Color Cutter®

Colored Markers
Pattern (included)
Cardstock, yellow, blue, green
Tracing paper
Transfer paper
School Glue Stick- Disappearing Purple
Black mat 11”x14”
Cutting mat


1.Trace the pattern onto yellow cardstock. BEFORE activating the blade in the Color Cutter, use the black one to go over all the lines in the snake.

2. Use the red and black Color Cutters to color the snake as shown.

3. Follow the directions on the package and activate the blades in the Black and Gold Color Cutters. Place your drawing on a cutting mat and use the Black Color Cutter to cut out the snake.  Cut out the 3 spaces in the snake’s coil also.  Use the Gold Color Cutter and a ruler to cut the snake into 1” vertical strips.

4. Use the Gold Color Cutter to cut the green cardstock diagonally in both directions and to cut each piece in half. Glue pieces onto the blue cardstock as shown.

5. Glue the snake onto the prepared cardstock.  Mat with a black mat.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of HandsOnCraftsForKids.

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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