Regular readers will know how much we like puppets crafts! Today we are casting our mind ahead to Summer and have designed a wonderfully cute CRAB PUPPET CRAFT we’re sure your kids will love.
There’s a PRINTABLE CRAB CRAFT TEMPLATE which you can print straight onto coloured card.
Add a popsicle stick to your crab puppet to make it walk sideways. It’s so adorable and fun!
Nip, nip, nip, down the page to get your crab puppet template and see how easy it is to make this fun ocean craft!
(This post has been updated 20/6/20)
If your kids want to learn more about crabs take a peek at DK Find Out for some fun crab facts for kids.
How To Make A Crab Puppet
Crab Craft Supplies
- Printable Crab Craft Template
- Orange and White Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Jumbo Popsicle Stick
How To Make A Paper Craft Puppet
2 – Cut out the pieces and trace around the small round eyes onto white card and cut out.
3 – Cut the two circle pincers in half and glue them onto the front legs.
4 – Fold the 8 back legs into zig zags.
5 – Glue the legs onto the front half of the crab’s body.
6 – Fold the back of the crab’s shell over and glue the edge of it behind the head.
7 – Give the eyes some pupils with a marker pen and glue them onto the eye stalks.
8 – Fold the head upwards and draw on a happy smile.
9 – Glue a jumbo popsicle stick handle onto the underneath of the crab at the back.
(This post and product has been updated 20/6/20 and there is now a small charge. For the rest of 2020 if you really can’t afford this product you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our best to reply within 10 working days to try to help.)
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