Today we’re sharing with you one of our most favourite Summer crafts yet, Cute And Fun Crab Hats!
They are adorably cute and super easy to make with the printable template too!
Whether you’re heading to the beach this Summer, enjoying some sand or water play at home, reading your favourite ocean themed storybook or just because you love crabs…then these crab headbands are the perfect accompaniment!
(Post updated 19/06/20)
These crab hats are great fun for summer, beach themed parties and for the dress up box.
Kids will love wearing their crab hats and scuttling sideways!
And how about wearing them to sing your favourite seaside songs or to read your favourite ocean themed story book?
Cute and Fun Crab Hats Tutorial
This beach craft is simply adorable and is easy to make with the printable crab craft template.
It’s easy to personalise your crab headband with the position of the eyes, pincers and legs and of course by drawing on your own style of cheeky smile!
Such a cute and crab craft for kids!
Supplies To Make Crab Hats
How To Make Adorable Crab Headbands
1 – Download and print your crab craft template.
2 – There are two ways you can use the crab hats template.
- You can print the whole template onto white card and colour it in.
- Print sheet 1, the crab’s body pieces, onto coloured card and sheet 2, the crab’s eyes, onto white card.
3 – Cut out your template pieces and glue together the crabs eyes. Children can have fun making the eyes point in different directions for each crab.
4 – Glue the eyes onto the back of the large rectangle front headband piece and attach the crab’s pincers. These too can be glued in different positions so that each crab hat is different.
5 – Finish off your crab’s face by drawing on a smile with your black Sharpie pen.
6 – To make the round crab headband staple the second large rectangle piece onto the first at either side. You can measure around the child’s head to get a good fit.
7 – Cut out the crab’s 8 additional legs and fold them into small zig zags.
8 – Glue the legs onto the inside of the crab headband at the sides.
Now your cute and fun crab hats are ready for wearing! Aren’t they just adorable?
(This post has been updated 19/6/20 We apologise but due to rising costs we have had to start charging a nominal fee for some of our products. We thank you for your kind understanding and support.)
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