Paper Tube Octopus
Scroll through the slideshow above for a visual of each step.
- Draw the two large, bulging eyes of your octopus (or use googly eyes) and decorate its body.
- An octopus has 8 long arms lined with powerful suctions, so starting from the bottom opening of your tube, make 8 separate cuts around the base of the tube that extend part-way up the sides.
- Curl these 8 arms with a marker or pencil.
- Add the final details to your octopus!
Variation: An octopus has the ability to change color in order to hide, which is called camouflage, and to communicate. Use wrapping paper or a piece of white paper with an interesting design of your own to wrap your tube before you cut it.
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