Paper Chain Snakes

Fun Facts:

  • Snakes are carnivores (meat eaters).
  • Snakes don’t have eyelids.
  • Snakes can’t bite food so have to swallow it whole.
  • Snakes have flexible jaws which allow them to eat prey bigger than their head!
  • Snakes are found on every continent of the world except Antarctica.
  • Snakes have internal ears but not external ones.

Supplies:

Paper – copy paper or construction paper
Markers, crayons or colored pencils
Glue

  1. Cut 15 or more strips of paper (depends on long you want your snake) – choose different colors if you like.
  2. Design each strip.
  3. Draw a head, tail and tongue.
  4. Grab one strip and glue together to start chain, continue with the rest of the strips to make a paper chain.
  5. Cut out the head with a long neck, fold paper at the top of the head and glue to the beginning of the chain.  
  6. Cut out tail and glue to the end of the chain.
  7. Cut out tongue and glue to head.
  8. Decorate your house with crazy colored paper chain snakes.

Please share your snake on our Facebook page or you can email them to: Sottaviano@highlandlibrary.org