How to Make Halloween Paper Cup Octopus Crafts for Kids
Summary: In this Pandahall article, I'll share a simple tutorial on how to make Halloween paper cup octopus crafts for kids.
If there are recycled paper cups in your house, you can turn them in cute paper cup octopus crafts for your kids. This easy DIY project is also a good way to develop kid's practical ability. Well, let's see the simple instructions on how to make these Halloween paper cup octopus crafts for kids.
Materials and tools needed in DIY the paper cup octopus crafts:
Instructions on how to make the paper cup octopus crafts:
Step 1: Make the main part for the paper cup octopus craft
1st, use scissor to cut the surrounding part of a paper cup into vertical bars (as shown in the picture);
2nd, cut off two circular shapes from an orange felt;
3rd, cut off two semi- circular shapes from a gray felt and then cut the diameter into a zigzag shape (as shown in the picture);
4th, use glue gun to attach the gray felt onto the circular orange felt. Then, use glue gun to attach an 8mm white pearl bead onto the gray felt (as shown in the picture).
Step 2: Add hanging ribbon and ribbon bow
1st, use glue gun to attach the felt item with white pearls onto the surface of the paper cup (as shown in the picture);
2nd, make a hole in the middle of the top side of the paper cup;
3rd, cut a piece of 12mm orange organza ribbon and cross it through the hole made just now. Then, make a knot in the innner side of the paper cup (a shown in the picture);
4th, cut two pieces of 16mm red-and-white grosgrain ribbon (one long and one short). Then, fold the long red-and-white grosgrain ribbon (as shown in the picture);
5th, wrap the crossing part of the two ends of the long ribbon with the short ribbon and combine the two ends of the short ribbon together with glue gun;
6th, use glue gun to attach the bow onto the orange organza ribbon.
Here is the final look of the paper cup octopus craft.
These paper cup octopus crafts will be great toys to keep your kids entertained on Halloween or on a rainy day. Using simple materials that you have around the house, you can make some paper cup octopus crafts for the kids or DIY one with the kids. Have a nice try with the kids!