A House for Hermit Crab Craft

A House for Hermit Crab Craft

There is something incredibly fascinating about a creature that needs to borrow shell to protect itself and to exchange that shell for a new one as it grows. Children are also intrigued by hermit crabs so this is a great craft to talk with them about this amazing creature while they have fun building their crab a house!

Ages:
4 - 7
Est. Time:
1-2 hours

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. print-out of a clip-art picture of a hermit crab
  2. small paper plate
  3. googly eyes
  4. red crayon
  5. watercolors and brushes
  6. various items for decoration - gold stars, chenille stems, pom poms, stickers
  7. glue
  8. scissors