Create an adorable paper cup octopus craft with your kids. This easy DIY tutorial will show you how to make a cute octopus with simple materials. Perfect for a fun and creative activity for kids of all ages.
Let’s create an easy octopus craft toy for kids! Kiddos love to play with toys but they can be a little expensive so we brought you this craft for making a budget-friendly craft toy! Toddlers will love to play with it and kids can make it too with our easy step-by-step instructions! You can also use this craftwork to teach the kiddos about octopuses! This can further be the perfect classroom activity! So many advantages to just one craft! So grab your supplies and let’s make it with us!
Easy Paper Cup Octopus Craft For Kids
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- 2 Yellow Paper Cups
- Colored Sheets (Orange, Red, Black, And White)
Step 1: Cutting The Legs Of The Octopus
Begin with this craft by taking a yellow-colored paper cup. Using scissors, make 8 strips from the top end of the cup to its middle, for making the 8 legs of the octopus.
Step 2: Shaping The Legs
Cut and curve the sharp edges of the strips/legs with scissors.
Step 3: Curling The Legs
Curl each strip over a pencil to curve the legs of the octopus.
Step 4: Cutting Another Paper Cup
Take another paper cup and cut out a thick outer boundary of the cup for making the octopus’s face.
Step 5: Making Eyes
Cut out oval-shaped eyes from a black sheet and for making it look shiny paste 2-2 small white circles for each eye. Paste the eyes over the face using glue.
Step 6: Making Mouth
Cut out an orange and a black circle, make sure the orange one should be slightly larger than the back one. Paste the black one over the orange one to make the mouth and then paste the mouth below the eyes using glue.
Step 7: Cutting Out 2 Strips
Cut out strips from a red and an orange sheet.
Step 8: Pasting The Strips Adjacently
Paste the orange strip over the red one in a way to make them adjacent using glue.
Step 9: Folding the Strips Over Each Other
Start folding the strips over each other one by one.
Step 10: Forming A Zigzag Strip
After completing folding, paste the ends of the strips over each other to form a zigzag strip.
Step 11: Pasting The ZigZag Strip
Paste the zigzag strip from one corner on the top of the leg’s cup.
Step 12: Pasting Face To The Strip
Paste the zigzag strip from the inside top of the face, to attach it with the legs.
Your Paper Cup Octopus Is Ready!
Play with this craft by pushing the face down and watching it jump over, woohoo! So much fun!
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An Easy Octopus Craft with Paper Cup for Youngsters
This easy octopus craft is perfect for young kids! It requires just a few items like a paper cup, paint, and other materials, making it an easy and fun project for the whole family. With the step-by-step instructions, it’s easy to create a cute and colorful octopus.
The kids will surely love this craftwork toy! They will also be proud of their creation and show it off to their friends! You can also customize this craft toy in different animals and colors!
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