This Pipe Cleaners and Paper Crab Craft is a great summer project.
It’s easy to make and if you use some pebbles and add them on the crab’s legs it will stand on it’s own. Pretty sweet right?
You probably know Sebastian the crab from The Little Mermaid cartoon. We watched this cartoon today and we got an idea to make a wobbler crab craft.
We really like crab projects because all of them turn out really nice. Crabs really are fun and this one makes a wonderful summer craft.
This project is not a demanding one and provides tons of fun.
Make them in as many colors as you wish.
So are you ready to craft with us?
How to Make Pipe Cleaners and Paper Crab Craft
What you need:
- red cardstock (or any other color)
- 2 black pipe clearners
- hot glue
- white cardstock
- black liner
- circle object
- circle puncher
Step by Step Instructions
Use the circle object and draw a circle shape on the red cardstock.
Cut out the circle shape.
Punch two red circles.
Cut small triangles to form the chelipeds.
Take one pipe cleaner, cut 4 small pieces and two bigger ones as shown on the picture.
Draw two eyes.
Apply some hot glue on two of the smaller chenille parts and attach the eyes on.
Fold the big red circle in half.
Draw a mouth shape.
Glue the eyes to the body as shown on the picture.
Take the chelipeds and glue them on the bigger chenille parts.
Glue these chelipeds inside the folded circle shape.
Add the other two chenille parts for legs.
Take the second chenille stick, fold it in half.
Twist this chenille stick around itself.
Glue the crab on the chenille stick.
Attach the chenille stick to the pebble.
Now make the crab wobble and have fun.
Hope you find this project interesting and amusing.
Stay tuned for more easy-peasy crafts!
You can make as many as you like and in different colors.