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Paper Cup Octopus Craft Tutorial For Kids

Paper Cup Octopus Craft For Kids

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Paper Cup Octopus Craft Tutorial For Kids

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This step-by-step tutorial will help you to make a octopus craft using paper cup through the instructions provided in it at each step! 

With a few simple supplies and a little bit of creativity, you can create a beautiful paper cup octopus craft for kids engaging in creative crafts is a wonderful way to spark imagination and entertain kids! In this article, you will learn to make an adorable paper cup octopus craft and get some tips on how to make the most of your creations! Get ready to enjoy the creative process and this craft encourages and allows kids to explore the artistic side with handmade paper cup octopus crafts!

Recycled Paper Cup Octopus Craft Idea For Kids

Paper Cup Octopus Craft For Kids

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Materials Required

  • Pink-colored Paper Cup
  • Colored Papers (White, Red, And Black)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black Marker
  • Pencil


Step 1: Marking The Paper Cup Using Marker

Marking The Paper Cup Using Marker- Making an Octopus Creation Out of Paper Cups for Kids

Start by taking a pink-colored paper cup and a black marker. Now, using the marker make a mark over the circular boundary of the cup from the top.

Step 2: Completing Making 8 Points

Completing Making 8 Points-Crafting an Octopus out of Paper Cups for Children

Using the marker and mark eight points on the top of the cup as shown in the picture, making sure that points are marked by spacing evenly.

Step 3: Cutting The Marked Strips

Cutting The Marked Strips-Constructing an Octopus Using Paper Cups for Youngsters

Using scissors, cut long and even strips from marked points over the paper cups. Make sure to cut them to the middle of the paper cup not wholely. These will become the octopus tentacles.

Step 4: Rolling The Tentacles

Rolling The Tentacles-Developing an Octopus Model from Paper Cups for Little Ones

Using a pencil as a roller, roll the strips outer to give a fuller effect for tentacles.

Step 5: Making Eyes Of The Octopus

Making Eyes Of The Octopus-Generating an Octopus Piece from Paper Cups for Kids

Using white and black paper, cut out 2 eyes of the octopus, (white for the eyes and black for the eyeballs) and invert the paper cup, and paste them onto the top of the cup using glue.

Step 6: Adding A Mouth

Adding A Mouth-Forming an Octopus Sculpture from Paper Cups for Toddlers

Using scissors cut out a semi-circle from the red paper sheet and paste it below and between the eyes using glue to make the mouth of octopus.

Step 7: Letting The Glue Dry

Letting The Glue Dry-Producing a Paper Cup Octopus for Youngsters

Allow the glue to dry completely before handling the paper cup octopus craft.

Your Paper Cup Octopus Is Ready!

Your Paper Cup Octopus Is Ready!-Assembling an Octopus with Paper Cups for Preschoolers

And that’s it! The final look of this paper cup octopus craft! With a few simple supplies and a bit of creativity, you can make a beautiful octopus craft!

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Crafting Paper Cup Octopus With Crown Craft For Children

Crafting Paper Cup Octopus With Crown Craft For Children

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This craft is a fun activity for children to do. It involves making a paper cup octopus with a crown. It’s an easy way to keep kids entertained and allows them to be creative. It’s a great project for a rainy day or family gathering.

You can now decorate this craft of yours in your room to brighten up any corner! You can also create this octopus in various colors by taking different colored paper cups! You can also customize your octopus by drawing the octopus textures to it over the tentacles! Show it off to your friends and family and let them admire your new addition to your crafty collection!

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