Octopus Handprint Craft  For Kids [Free Template]

Octopus are one of our favorite animals to see at the aquarium! They’re so mysterious and strange that we just can’t get enough of them.

This octopus handprint craft is a fun ocean craft for kids that only requires a few supplies.


– Colored cardstock or construction paper – Scissors – Glue – Pencil – Dark purple marker – Octopus template

Download the octopus template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

Trace your child’s left and right hand on a piece of colored cardstock, cut them out, and set them aside.

Create the octopus head by gluing the eyes slightly above the mouth.

Next, glue the cheeks outside and below the eyes.

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