Recycled Sea Life Creatures
Show kids how to make an octopus, squid and a sea anemone 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
More Sea Life crafts for storytime fun:
SuppliesEmpty Paper Towel Tube
Paint and Brush
Two Wiggle Eyes -- 20mm
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.
This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of Making Friends.com.
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.