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Snails move very, very slowly. This video was sped up to show the snail moving faster than normal.

Most snail shells come in a spiral shape. The shell grows as the snail does. Different species will have slightly different shells.

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Making Connections


Have you ever seen a snail in real life? If not, have you seen another animal in the wild?


Have you read another book about a different animal? How is that animal similar to a snail? How is it different?


Snails use their shells to stay safe. How do other animals stay safe?

Teacher Resources

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