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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:


Paper Plate Fish


Egg Carton Crab


Egg Carton Lobster


Ribbon Fish


Origami Blowfish

Supplies

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

Instructions

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.

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Cardboard Tube Crafts, Ocean Crafts For Kids, Storybook Crafts

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Terri Bose of MakingFriends.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.

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