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Monday, July 20, 2009

CRAFTivities- Octopus

PAPER BAG OCTOPUS




TOOLS:
Paper Bag, Glue, Scissors, Googley Eyes, Round Foam Stickers, Paint, Rubber Band, A stuffer (newspaper, paper towels)

MAKE IT A CRAFT KIT:
Gather your tools
Put Them in a plastic bag
THAT'S it! - This is an easy one!

STEPS:
  • Paint the bag (we use Do-A-Dot because it dries FAST!)
  • Let dry
  • Stuff top half of bag until it nice and puffy
  • Put on rubber band (Parent can do this or if child if able)
  • Cut 8 strips from bottom half of bag to the rubber band to make the tentacles (parent can do this or child if able)
  • Turn upside down and put round foam stickers on tentacles
  • Curl up tentacles (parent can do or child if able)
  • Glue on gooley eyes
DONE


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10 JUICY LOVE NOTES:

thatgirlblogs said...

I love this craft b/c I think I have everything onhand!

Christy said...

I love octopus crafts. So cute.

Christy said...

By the way, I NEED those glass earrings - they are gorgeous!

MaryAnne said...

Cute!

Ticia said...

There are just too many cute octopus crafts. I'm going to have a hard time narrowing them down when we get to doing ocean animals.

{Katie Lane} said...

Haha so cute and easy. It's great!!

Preschool Playbook said...

These are great. Wonderful idea!

Alicia said...

cute! i should do this to prep my kids for the aquarium next week! btw...loves loves loves! feel like we haven't chatted for days! muah!

Diana said...

Such a cute and simple idea. Thanks!

Diana said...

Such a cute idea! Thanks, and by the way I am jealous of you going to a taping of SYTYCD. Bring earplugs...

 
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