Thursday, September 23, 2010

stART - House for Hermit Crab

This week we've been working on the letter H. A book we've really been enjoying is A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle. Bekah LOVES any of his books, so you just can't go wrong with this one!

I found a cute project at homeschool share that went along with this book. They actually have a whole lapbook that you can put together, but we just made the art project.

The story in the book is about a hermit crab who has outgrown his home. He finds a new shell to live in, but it is very plain. He decorates it with sea stars, sea urchins, and many more things.

Our project was to decorate the Hermit Crabs new home with whatever Bekah saw fit. We added stickers, feathers, sequins, and buttons. She really got creative and had a blast!

She spent a long time working on her beautiful hermit crab picture.

You can see what others are doing at A Mommy's Adventures and over at Kids Get Crafty.


  1. Very cute project. We enjoy that book too.

  2. Aww, i how love she decorated his home!

  3. I love her hermit crab shell! We should do this too as I think this is Princess' favourite Eric Carle book, and not just because we love to say "anemone" (go on, say it, you know you want to! ;P ). We have learnt a lot about sea animals from reading it over and over again.

  4. I love all the things she added to make the picture beautiful.

  5. adorable!! We loved this book I need to check it out again soon!