Keeping your little one busy with something constructive can be quite a task, but not anymore!
I’ve got you a fun and interesting blue crab art project, along with some facts about the animal, to help you keep your child engaged in a creative educational activity.
So what are you waiting for? Get started!
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Fun Facts About The Blue Crab
- Blue crabs have a lifespan of 1-3 years.
- These crabs have 4 frontal teeth.
- They are called the blue crabs because of their blue colored claws.
- They usually eat anything they can- from snails and small fish to plants and even smaller blue crabs.
Supplies Needed For This Blue Crab Craft
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Make This Blue Crab Art?
Download and print out the blue crab template. Cut out and set aside.
Glue the pieces together using a glue stick or white school glue.
Cut small bits of white paper and add to the edges to create “shine” and give it more life.
Your blue crab is done unless you would like to create the watercolor background.
You could also glue this crab to construction paper or print of white paper and color it in and repeat the steps above.
Start by downloading the Blue Crab Template here. While your little one is busy with this activity, introduce him to the fun fact about the blue crab.
And if your little one enjoyed this blue crab art activity, and you’re looking for some more, I have you covered there too. Here’s a quick list of some of my personal favorites.
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.