May/June 2023

A Hermit Crab’s Home

Explore This Issue

Listen and Read

Extend the Lesson

Sound it Out in the Sea

Videos (2)

Videos (2)

Games (1)

Skill Sheets and Lesson Plan

Academic Standards

Learning Objective:

Children will explain why seashells make great homes for hermit crabs.



aquarium, fiction, protects


Science Focus:

animal adaptations


CCSS (and states that have similar standards):

RI.K.1 key details, RI.K.4 vocabulary, RF.K.3 cvc words, RI.K.9 compare texts, RL.K.1 key details (literature), W.K.8 writing