Supplies: 
  • Construction paper
  • Markers or crayons
  • Pencil
  • Tape
  • Ruler
  • Safety scissors
Instructions: 
  1. Using the ruler, draw 8 lines the same distance apart, halfway up the length of the paper.
  2. Decorate the columns on one side of the paper to make the suction cups of the octopus.
  3. Turn the paper over and draw a face for the octopus towards the top of the paper, above where the lines are drawn.
  4. Wrap the paper into a tube shape with the octopus face on the outside of the tube. Secure the tube with tape, overlapping the first and last column of the paper.
  5. Using safety scissors, cut along the lines to make 8 strips of paper for the legs of the octopus.
  6. One by one, wrap each leg around pencil to curl the octopus legs up.
  7. Grab your octopus and pretend to go on an undersea adventure!