Hermit Crab Hand Puppet

Show your appreciation for this creative crustacean by making a hermit crab hand puppet.

completed hermit crab craft

You will need: 

  • Card to print craft on to
  • Colouring materials
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Elastic band
  • Hole punch or sharp pencil to make holes

Why not try these other hermit crab-inspired activities?

hermit crab underneath
  1. Can you think of any other animals that have a hard shell for protection? 
  2. If you had to make a portable home to carry around with you, what materials would you use?
  3. What animal would you live in symbiosis with? Think about how it would protect you and your home and what would it receive in return.

Download the instructions: 'Hermit Crab Hand Puppet'