Toilet Paper Roll Crab

Are you looking for a fun and creative craft that your preschooler can make at home? Look no further than this adorable Toilet Paper Roll Crab!

This easy-to-make craft is perfect for encouraging creativity and fine motor skills. With just some everyday materials found around the house, you can help your little one create their own unique version of this cute creature.

We’ll provide step-by-step instructions on how to make it as well as tips on how to customize it with different colors and decorations. So grab some toilet paper rolls and let’s get started!

Toilet Paper Roll Crab

Making the Toilet Paper Roll Crab is a great activity for preschoolers! It helps them be creative and use their fine motor skills.

They can make it just like we show, or customize it with different colors and decorations. It’s fun and easy to make with materials found around the house.

What You’ll Need

  • construction paper
  • toilet paper tube
  • googly eyes
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • scissors
  • glue
  • marker

What You’ll Do

To get started, print out the PDF template (at the bottom of this post) and cut out the pieces.

Trace the template pieces onto the construction paper and cut them out.

Use a sharp object to carefully poke a hole on either side of the toilet paper tube.

Glue the cut out circles to the top of the rectangular piece of construction paper.

Glue googly eyes on each circle for the crab’s eyes.

Use a marker to draw a mouth and some freckles (optional) on the crab.

Glue the rectangular piece of construction paper to the toilet paper roll.

Slide a small piece of pipe cleaner through the holes you made earlier in the toilet paper roll.

Glue the crab’s claws on the ends of each pipe cleaner.

Take the crab’s walking legs and crease them slightly before gluing them on the bottom of the toilet paper roll.

This Toilet Paper Roll Crab craft is a great way to help your preschooler unleash their creativity and develop fine motor skills. With just some everyday materials found around the house, you can easily make this cute creature with them!

We hope that these step-by-step instructions have been helpful in guiding you through how to assemble this adorable little crab.

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