Easy paper cup octopus craft for toddlers

Octopus is a kind of marine life, some people think it is terrible, but it is relatively cute in the eyes of children, especially in painting, octopus is cute and very attractive.

There are many ways to make octopus crafts. Here we will teach you how to make octopuses from paper cups. The octopus crafts made from paper cups are very cute. If you are looking for some ideas about paper cups, you can make an easy paper cup octopus craft for your toddler.

A paper cup is a tool for drinking water. It is a very interesting thing to do handwork with it, and it is even more exciting for children. In general, children’s crafts are easy, and this paper cup octopus craft is very suitable for toddlers.

Easy paper cup octopus craft for toddlers

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Degree of difficulty:☆☆

Age: 3+-year-olds

Time-consuming:20 minutes

All you need:

  • paper cups
  • paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • marker

The notes before doing this craft:

1.Prepare all the materials, such as paper cups, markers, scissors, glue, etc. The paper cups can be in different colors, and you can choose according to your own preferences.

2.We can choose used paper cups, such as paper cups that have been filled with water, and then pour out the water, wipe it dry, and then reuse it, so that it is not wasted.

3.This is an octopus craft that can be rotated, and the paper cup also has a certain degree of toughness, so there is no need to worry about the child breaking it in a short time.

4.To arouse the interest of your children, you can guide and do some interesting things, such as using paper cups to make magic tricks for your children, and using paper cups to stimulate your children’s imagination.


How to make an Easy paper cup octopus craft for toddlers in 4 easy steps

1.According to the method in Figure 1, cut out a few lines with scissors on the edge, as shown in Figure 2, be careful not to cut it completely.

2.Then put the cut paper cup upside down on the desktop, and it will look like Figure 3 after pressing.

3.According to Figure 4, you can draw some patterns on the paper cup.

4.Finally, use a new paper cup, paste the eyes and mouth, and then buckle upside down on the first paper cup, a cute "octopus" craft is done.

This is a cute paper cup octopus craft, which can be made in only 5 minutes. It requires very few materials, such as paper cups, scissors, glue, markers, etc. After reading the tutorial, you can quickly and easily make it.


We can also use paper cups to play games with children-stacking paper cups.

Suitable age: about 2 years old

To form the concept of number, you have to go through the stages of singing, counting, telling the total, and taking things by number. How to exercise the baby's ability to recognize numbers in the game?

Essentials of gameplay:

1. Prepare a piece of paper and draw the points corresponding to 1, 2, 3, etc. on the paper

2. Prepare some paper cups, put the paper cups upside down, and write the numbers 1, 2, 3, etc. on the bottom of the paper cups.

3. Disrupt the paper cups and let the baby match the numbers and points.

Game value:

Exercise your baby's digital power and stimulate your baby's enthusiasm for learning.


In the same way, you can also play graphics matching, letter matching, color matching and other games.

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