To dream of a crawling represents goals that are challenging your ability to complete them. Being forced to take your time or be careful about every single detail of a problem. It may also reflect a situation that is subjecting you to agonizing amounts of patience or “red tape.”
Alternatively,represents feelings of lowering yourself, subordination, or not being able to perform at your best.
Example: A man dreamed of along a dirty floor in an attempt to escape to freedom. In waking life he had a terminal illness that was close to death. The reflected his struggle to get through the final moments of his life.