Pipe Cleaners and Paper Crab Craft

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This Pipe Cleaner and Paper Crab is a great summer project.

It’s easy to make and if you use some pebbles and add them to the crab’s legs it will stand on its own. Pretty sweet, right?

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Perhaps you know the crab Sebastian from the cartoon The Little Mermaid. We watched this cartoon today and we came up with the idea of ​​making wobbly crab crafts.

We really like the crab projects because they are all really nice. Crabs are really fun and they make a great summer craft.

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

This project is not demanding and is a lot of fun.

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids to make

Make them as colorful as you want.

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids to make

So are you ready to create with us?

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids to make

How to make pipe cleaners and crab paper crafts

What you need:

  • red cardboard (or any other color)
  • 2 black pipe cleaners
  • hot glue
  • white cardboard
  • black lining
  • rock
  • circle object
  • round awl
  • drag

Let’s get started!

Materials used

Instructions step by step

Use the circle object and draw a circle on the red cardstock.

Step 1

Cut out the circle.

Step 2

Punch two red circles.

Step 3

Cut out small triangles to form the cheeks.

Step 4

Take a pipe cleaner, cut 4 small pieces and two larger pieces as shown in the picture.

Step 5

Draw two eyes.

Step 6

Apply some hot glue to the two smaller edges and attach the eyes.

Step 7

Fold the large red circle in half.

Step 8

Draw a mouth shape.

Step 9

Glue the eyes to the body as shown in the picture.

Step 10

Take the chelips and glue them onto the larger edges.

See also Grasshopper Craft

Step 11

Glue these chelips inside the folded circle.

Step 12

Add the remaining two parts of chenille to make the legs.

Step 13

Take the second chenille bar, fold it in half.

Step 14

Rotate this chenille stick around itself.

Step 15

Stick the crab onto the chenille stick.

Step 16

Attach the chenille stick to the pebble.

Step 17

All has been done!

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Now make the crab wiggle and have fun.

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Hope you found this project interesting and enjoyable.

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Stay tuned for more easy crafts!

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

You can make as many as you want and in many different colors.

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

Pipe cleaners and paper crab crafts for kids

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