Easy Arts & Crafts Kid’s Projects: How to Make a Toilet Paper Tube Octopus

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by Denise on February 14, 2011 · 3 comments

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Arts and crafts are a great way to engage with your kids. Learn how to make an octopus out of a toilet paper tube in a a few simple steps!

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As a mom to three girls Denise knows the difficulties of being a single parent. Denise has been working to help single moms across the country since 2007. In her free time Denise enjoys camping, riding four wheelers and just spending time with her family.

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Caroline February 16, 2011 at 4:07 am

I’m sure kids will enjoy this Art project. Very easy to do but looks good, plus the materials needed are just the usual art materials we use. I’ll teach my nieces and nephews on how to make this, they’ll love this! Also a good practice for children on how they can make use of things like toilet paper tube into a simple craft.

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Savannah February 17, 2011 at 9:58 am

You know what I used to love as a child? I’d dig through the recycling bin, take empty toilet paper and paper towel rolls, as well as egg cartons, empty sandwich bag boxes and tape, and make buildings. A cardboard Taj Mahal sat in my room for almost a year because I was so proud of it. Kids can be so creative, and you can use pretty much anything to keep them entertained. Don’t underestimate the use of a simple egg carton as a toy!

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Angie February 19, 2011 at 7:27 am

This is a great project for children. You are teaching them to recycle which I love, and as they are doing the octopuses legs you are teaching them about counting. The octopus is very cute as well and children can get creative by decorating it.

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