Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A House for Hermit Crab By Eric Carle Extension Activities

Eric Carle's book A House for Hermit Crab is delightful and loved by kids.

 A House for Hermit Crab (World of Eric Carle)    A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle - Paperback    A House For A Hermit Crab - Big Book Edition

Here are some extension activities to do before or after reading the book.

~ Make a Paper Plate Crab - Directions by Craft Club.com

~ Learn more about crabs and other crustaceans in an earlier post.
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~ Read other books about crabs.

Is This a House for Hermit Crab?    Hermit Crab's Home: Safe in a Shell (Smithsonian Oceanic) (Smithsonian Oceanic Collection)

 Clumsy Crab

Hermit Crabs (Pet Care for Kids)   In One Tidepool: Crabs, Snails, and Salty Tails (Sharing Nature With Children Book)
Extraordinary Horseshoe Crabs (Nature Watch (Lerner))    What Lives in a Shell? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)

~ Use stencils to draw crabs and other ocean animals.

Set of 4 Plastic Stencils: Ocean Sea Creatures, Fish, Birds, Safari Wild Animals - Kids Drawing Templates

~Directions: How to Draw a Crab Step by Step
  Click Here

 Have fun learning about crabs!

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