Kids enjoy crafts that help them explore the depths of the sea. This easy Octopus will provide a starting point for their imiginary deep sea adventures.
Purple craft foam
Two googly eyes
Small piece of red yarn
Pony beads (small circular beads with a hold in the center)
Click on Printables and Print out the Octopus template. Cut out the template and trace it onto a piece of purple craft foam. Cut out your foam octopus.
Glue the two googly eyes onto the octopus. Glue the red yarn onto the octopus so that it's smiling.
Glue a few pony beads onto each leg of the octopus. (**Tip: the best way to have small children do this is to squeeze a puddle of glue onto a paper plate or scrap piece of craft foam and then let them dip the bottom of each bead into the glue before placing on the octopus.)
This craft is reprinted courtesy of AllKidsNetwork.com.
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