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Pom-Pom Hermit Crabs

The recipe for these crabs? Pasta shells and pom-poms!

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Participant Age: 7 to 12, Under 7
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • Craft glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Tempera paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Large pasta shells
  • Fuzzy pipe cleaners
  • Large pom-poms
Paint Shells

Paint the pasta shells.

Glue Pom-Poms and Googly Eyes

Glue a pom-pom inside each painted shell. Glue googly eyes onto the pom-poms.

Make the Crab's Pincers

Cut pieces of pipe cleaner to make the crab's pincers. Glue the pincers between the pom-pom and the shell.


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