Paper Plate Octopus Craft For Kids

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One of the most magical creatures in the ocean has to be the octopus!

They’re amazing ability to camouflage, squeeze through tiny holes, and unique appearance make it one of kids’ favorite ocean animals.

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This paper plate octopus craft is great for little octopus fans!


– Paper Plate – Colored cardstock or construction paper – Paint – Paintbrush – Pencil – Glue – Scissors – Black marker – Octopus template


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

2. Paint a paper plate in 1-2 thin coats of paint. Let it dry before moving on.

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3. Place the octopus head template on the paper plate, trace with a pencil, and cut it out.

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