• Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard Tube, you could use a toilet paper roll or paper towel roll
  • Pencil
  • Beads
  • Paint/Paint Brushes or Markers
  • Wiggly Eyes, if you don’t have them be creative!

How To:

  1. Cut a large cardboard tube (paper towel roll) into two pieces, one being a little larger than the other. (Can also use a toilet paper roll and not cut)
  2. Paint tube purple or desired color. (or use markers)
  3. Cut ½ slits evenly around the bottom of the tube. Make the slits about 4” long. These will be the tentacles.
  4. Curl the ends of the tentacles with a pencil.
  5. Paint the undersides of the tentacles white, or desired color. (or use markers)
  6. Glue mini beads onto each tentacle, as shown in picture.
  7. Glue on two wiggly eyes
  8. Paint a smile!
  9. Paint white swirls or a pattern of your choice on your finished octopus!