things you will need
- 2 x colours of play dough (or make your own here)
- 2 x LEDs (any colour)
- 1 x AA battery pack (and batteries)
- A small piece of card
Make the body
Roll out one colour of play dough into a long strip. This will be the body.
Make the shell
- Roll out the other colour of play dough into a longer strip.
- Then roll this strip back on itself to create the shell.
Add an insulator
- Place a piece of card (the insulator) on top of the body and squash the shell on top.
- Make sure the body and shell are not touching each other.
Give it eyes
Place the long legs of both LEDs into the shell and the short legs of both LEDs into the body.
Power it up
- Make sure the battery pack is OFF.
- Insert the red battery wire into the back of the shell.
- Insert the black battery wire into the back of the body.
Wake up Snails
Turn the battery pack ON and watch as Snails’ eyes light up.