21 Crab Craft Ideas Kids Will Love

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21 Crab Craft Ideas Kids Will Love

Today we have a real treat in store. I have been making ocean-themed crafts lately and recently shared my Crab rock stone which will be a brilliant DIY Door Stopper for the Summer. I absolutely love it. It’s probably my favourite rock stone to date and you can watch how I made it on the video!

Well, I thought it would be great to share some more crab themed crafts which can be made with the kids. They are all so fantastic. Enjoy.

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Hermit Crab Craft – The Kindergarten Connection

Now this craft was inspired by Eric Carle’s book, “A House for Hermit Crab”. So if you’ve read this book, you will love this hermit crab craft!

Paper Cup Crab Craft – Easy Peasy And Fun

Looking for a paper cup craft? You might want to try this easy paper cup crab craft. 

Crab Shell Fridge Magnets – Red Ted Art

I don’t know about you but I love fridge magnets! Now this craft if you’re looking to display your love for crab on the fridge, a crab shell fridge magnet!

Crab On A Rock Painting – The Inspiration Edit

Rock paintings are one of the most easiest and cheapest craft to do. Funnily enough, crabs like hanging out on rocks so why not try this crab on a rock painting.

Stryrofoam Bowl Crab Craft – Crafty Morning

Did you know that there are over 4500 species of crabs? If you want to teach your kids about crabs, this 3d styrofoam bowl crab craft is a fun activity.

Crab Corner Bookmarks – Easy Peesy And Fun

Combine your love for reading and crabs with this crab corner bookmark! A functional and fun craft to do with your kids.

Rocking Paper Plate Crab – Kids Craft Room

Have you noticed how crabs would always nip and move their claws? This rocking paper plate crab will remind you of just that.

Cupcake Liner Crab – Love And Marriage Blog

If you have some leftover cupcake liner at home, you should definitely do this cupcake liner crab with your kids. 

Crab Plate Craft – I Heart Crafty Things

Here’s another Eric Carle classic “A House for Hermit Crab” inspired craft. Kids will surely have fun customizing and adding their design to this crab plate craft!

Cute Kids Crab Craft – Yesterday On Tuesday

This cute crabs kid’s craft is so adorable and almost life-like! If you’re looking for an easy and quick crab craft, put this on your list.

Toilet Roll Crab – Easy Peesy And Fun

Paper rolls are so versatile and can be used in numerous crafts, this is one of them. This toilet roll crab only needs six cheap materials so if you’re on a budget, try this.

Paper Plate Ocean Crab – Simply Today Life

Celebrate summer with this fun ocean-themed craft. If you want to teach your kids about the different creatures in the sea, this paper plate ocean crab is fitting activity!

Styrofoam Crabs – Crafts By Amanda

Here’s a fun and colorful crab craft, these styrofoam crabs are so adorable and easy to make. Kids will surely be entertained by designing these styrofoam cups.

Paper Plate Crab – Pink Stripey Socks

Another paper plate craft you can easily make. This paper plate crab will remind you of summer and the beach.

Paper Plate Crab Craft Idea – Crafty Morning

The Little Mermaid is classic film and one of the main characters, Sebastian, is a crab. If your kids have recently watched this movie, you need to do this paper plate craft.

Snappy Crab Hat – My Kid Craft

I don’t know about you but when I think of crabs, I think about their claws! Kids/pre-schoolers will have a blast making this crab hat =.

Flower Pot Crab – Free Kids Crafts

Do you have some old flower pot or slightly damaged flower pot? How about repurposing them to this cute flower pot crab craft that you can do with kids and use as a garden decor!

Cupcake Liner Crab Craft – I Heart Crafty Things

Painting is a fun activity but can be messy sometimes. So if you want a simple crab craft that doesn’t require painting, make this cupcake liner crab craft.

Salt Dough Crabs – Red Ted Art

Can you believe you can make fridge magnets out of salt dough? If you’re just new to making salt dough magnets, this salt dough crabs is a good place to start.

Check Out My Cute Cartoon Crab On A Rock!

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy crafts here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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