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Recycled Sea Life Creatures

Show kids how to make Recycled Sea Life Creatures from recycled cardboard tubes. At the same time you will be teaching them that recycled materials make great craft supplies.

Books you might like to read:

Three By the Sea by Edward Marshall

Sea Monsters by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce


Empty Paper Towel Tube
Tacky Glue
Paint and Brush
Two Wiggle Eyes -- 20mm
Hole Punch
Construction Paper


To make octopus legs, squid or anemone tendrils cut strips down one side of a paper towel tube. Bend or curl the pieces around a fat marker.

Trim. Paint. Glue on wiggle eyes.

Punch out hole holes and glue on to decorate.

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Cardboard Tube Crafts, Ocean Crafts For Kids, Storybook Crafts, VBS High Seas Crafts

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Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

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