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Tiny octopus 

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A tiny marine animal that children will enjoy playing with.

1. Gather your material. You will need a paper plate, white glue, a green balloon, a green marker, a purple marker, a black permanent marker, two wiggly eyes, a hole-punch, and scissors.

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2. Use the green marker to color the paper plate. If you prefer, you may choose to paint it using green poster paint.


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3. Cut eight tentacles around the outside of the paper plate as shown. Use the hole-punch (or scissors) to make a small hole in the centre.


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4. Inflate the balloon, but only enough to create a small octopus head. Knot the balloon. Use the permanent marker to draw a mouth and glue the wiggly eyes on the balloon.


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5. Insert the knotted end of the balloon in the hole at the centre of the paper plate. Draw tiny purple dots on the tentacles to complete your octopus-the perfect companion for little ones during your marine animal theme.


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Patricia-Ann Morisson

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