Need a fun paper craft to keep you kids busy? We continue sharing easy and cute paper crafts for your children, in which you may participate, too, to spend time with kids. Today’s tutorial is dedicated to the sea, to be precise, to a famous sea creature – an octopus. Read the instructions and invite your kids to make some, a video tutorial will help with details.
The supplies are colored paper (blue, two shades of green, ivory and black), cotton swabs, scissors, a pencil, a glue stick, red, white and yellow paint.
Take green paper and draw an octopus silhouette, then cut it out with scissors.
Cut off 5 thin strips of green paper and 4 thin strips of a lighter shade of green.
Glue the octopus to the blue sheet of paper
Raise the lower part of the octopus and glue some green paper strips underneath, they will represent tentacles
Cut out white circles to make the eyes and smaller black ones, too, and then glue them to the octopus. Add dots of white paint to make the eyes look more natural.
Grab a cotton swab and create a polka dot print on the octopus with white and yellow paint (you may vary the colors).
Then draw some water bubbles around the octopus with a cotton swab and white paint.
Take a pencil and curl the tentacles.
Here are these cuties, make as many as you want!
Video Showing How To Make Paper Octopuses