Crusty Crabs – Under The Sea Crafts

Crusty Crabs

Summer has arrived with these Crusty Crabs, get creative and enjoy some arts and crafts! Suitable for ages 0 to 5 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started on your Crusty Crabs:

Crusty Crabs

Art materials you will need:

Instructions for your Crusty Crabs:

Step 1: Children can draw and cut around a crab template themselves or use a template that an adult has cut out for them. To make a crab template, type ‘crab template’ into Google Images and enlarge your choice to A4 landscape size.

Step 2:Take a scrap of bubble-wrap and lightly paint the bumpy side.

Step 3: Gently press the painted bubble-wrap onto the crab.

Step 4:Repeat this process, overlapping colours as you wish.


This great project has been designed by Claire Hewson and supplied by Creative Steps. Each issue of Creative Steps Magazine contains dozens of inspiring ideas and fun crafts to help you encourage learning through creative play. Ideal for everyone caring for young children. Get an exclusive 20% discounton an annual subscription with Creative Steps by using promo code EYRCRE20at: www.creativesteps.co.uk.

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