Hermit Crab Lessons

By Vanessa Pike-Russell

(expanded and adapted by Stacy Griffith)


Target ages 7-10-year-olds but you
can adapt the lesson to fit the class.


Key Learning Areas: Language, Science

Lesson One – Introduction to Hermit Crabs

Lesson Two Lifecycle of Hermit Crabs

Lesson Three Anatomy and Stages
of Development of a Land Hermit Crab

Lesson Four Diet and Needs of a Land Hermit Crab
(Caring for a Land Hermit Crab)

Lesson Five: Design a home for a Hermit Crab

Lesson Six: Hermit Crab Poetry


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