Easy & Fun Handprint Crab Craft For Kids

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Today we’re continuing on with the ocean themed crafts and we’re showing you how to make this easy handprint crab craft.


– Red card stock – White card stock – Large goggly eyes (we    used 1" eyes) – Black marker – Scissors – Pencil – Glue stick – 2" circle punch (optional)


1. Trace your child's hand on the red card stock two times. Cut out each handprint.

2. Using the white card stock, draw a crescent shape for the crab's smile. Use the black marker to draw a smile line across the white crescent.

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3. Cut out two 2" circle with the scissors or circle punch. Cut out a small triangle shape from the circle to create the crab claws.

4. Begin to assemble the crab by positioning the two handprints with thumbs pointed up and fingers pointed outward.

5. Glue the crab's smile in the center of the two handprints.

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