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South Bay Hands on Art


Inspired by Turtle Alley

Lesson for grades K-2


Video Lesson

Watch the video for the lesson and instructions! 

Project Samples

Parents - Optional Extensions

If you or your child want to learn more:

Sea Turtles 101 - Nat Geo Wild  - Learn more about Sea Turtles

What is a mosaic  - Learn more about mosaics

Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia - Learn more about the group that cares for turtles and Turtle Alley

Paper Mosaic Rainbow Fish - Bonus art lesson how to make a mosaic fish at home

Project Description

Turtle Alley is an art-filled alley in Malaysia that raises awareness of their local endangered turtles and other turtles.  Student artwork line the walls and sidewalk and entrance.   Learn more about Turtle Alley and turtles.  Then draw your own Turtle!  You can follow step-by-step instructions or draw your own.  Every turtle is unique!  Be creative!  Have fun!

Key Words:

- Community Beautification

- Mosaic

Special thanks to:

Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia and Dr. Chan Eng Heng for use of their pictures and all of their work!.