Hermit Crab Hand Puppet from Folkmanis Puppets

$21.89 $25.99

Feeling crabby? This brilliantly colored 13 inch long Crab puppet can cheer you up in a pinch! With his bright orange body and soft patterned shell, he'll sidle blithely into your heart. Slip your hand inside his underside to wiggle legs and pincers.

Creative Child Magazine - 2010 Kid's Toy of the Year award winner
2010 PARENT'S CHOICE Gold Award Winner

Pulls into Shell.

Facts of Interest:

  • Hermit Crabs are midway between true crabs and lobsters. They put their long, soft, curving, abdomens into abandoned shells for protection.
  • Most Hermit Crabs live in tidal areas of deeper in the ocean. A few are land dwellers; the Robber Crab climbs palms in search of food.
  • A Hermit Crab has two large pincers and two pairs of walking legs. When threatened, it pulls entirely into its shell.
  • Hermit Crabs often put sea anemones on their shells. The anemone eats the crab's leftovers, and protects the the crab with its stinging tentacles.

Cleaning Recommendations

Velour Plush Puppets

(Ladybug, Large Pig, etc.) DO NOT PUT IN WASHER OR DRYER. With the larger velour puppets, surface-wash with a sponge, mild detergent and lukewarm water. The smaller velour glove puppets can actually be submerged in lukewarm water to wash. Do not wring or twist puppet. To dry the puppet, gently squeeze between towels or drip-dry from clothesline. Do not brush the velour puppets.

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