Make an egg carton crab
Got some toilet rolls and egg cartons handy? You can make a whole crafty ocean scene with those. Start your ocean craft project with this egg carton crab. Degree of difficulty? Low.
Number of players:
What you need:
- 3 x egg carton cups
- orange paint
- 2 x googly craft eyes
- 4 x red pipe cleaners
- a hole punch
- craft glue
Watch the video below to find out how to make an egg carton crab:
Start by trimming your egg cups. One will be the body and the others will make the crab's nippers.
Once you've trimmed them, paint them orange.
Now cut a V shape into each nipper.
Take your main body, punch four holes in each side using your hole punch.
Thread one pipe cleaner through each set of holes, from one side of his body to the other.
Pierce a small hole in each nipper and attach the claw/nippers, one to each front leg.
Glue on two googly eyes.
He's ready to add to an octopus's garden.
- Thanks to our sister company Kidspot Australia for creating the instructional video.
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