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A House for Hermit Crab Unit Study Snack Idea
For me A House for Hermit Crab snack ideas were pretty easy! As you can see above everything is in a underwater theme.
We did peanut butter and jelly starfish sandwiches. I used the Star Cookie Cutter found HERE. You can have an underwater lunch without goldfish crackers. We did a counting and sorting by color activity with ours.
For the ocean we have some blueberry yogurt which my kids enjoyed dunking their goldfish into! Then for fun I made a seas urchin from a peeled cutie orange and toothpicks. Then just use some fresh herbs as ‘seaweed’ to decorate the plate and you are good to go!
The kids loved the lunch a re read the book to them while they ate and got excited to see certain characters on their plates while they ate! This was a great way to end out A House for Hermit Crab Unit Study.
For more on this book:
Hermit Crab seeks the perfect home—and learns to appreciate change—in this Ready-to-Read edition of Eric Carle’s beloved story.
In this classic story from Eric Carle, Hermit Crab grows out of one house after another as he searches for the perfect home. Children who must change schools, move to a new town, or even graduate to a new grade in school will relate to Hermit Crab’s situation and take heart as they see that growing up isn’t really so scary after all.
Filled with whimsy and wisdom—and based on the true behaviors of the hermit crab—this modern classic features Eric Carle’s trademark vibrant collage illustrations and lively text that has been adapted into a Level 2 Ready-to-Read edition, making it ideal for newly independent readers.