Cardboard Tube Octopus
Upcycle a cardboard tube and transform it into an octopus with mini pony bead suckers! Create a whole family of octopuses with different sized tubes!
Large Cardboard Tube
Step 1. Gather your materials.
Cut a large cardboard tube into 2 pieces, one being a little larger than the other.
Paint the larger half purple.
Cut 1/2” slits evenly around the bottom of the tube. Make the slits about 4” long. These will be the tentacles.
Curl the ends of the tentacles with a pencil.
Paint the undersides of the tentacles white.
Glue mini pony beads onto each tentacle, as shown.
Glue on 2 medium wiggly eyes.
Paint on a smile.
Paint white swirls or a pattern of your choice on your finished octopus!