Here is on example of the books idea. Plastic Bowl Crab.
You will need: glue, scissors, construction paper, small plastic or paper bowl, orange paint, and paint brush.
2. Cut out 2 pincers and 8 legs.
3.Cut out eyes or use wiggly eyes. Cut out a smile for the mouth.
3. Glue on legs,mouth and eyes.
For older children:
-Make some seaweed out of green crepe paper: glue it on the background before you glue on your crab.