This adorable squid craft for kids will work as an arts & crafts idea to keep kids busy during summer break. I enjoy offering you many paper craft options for preschoolers to enjoy making crafts to enhance their imaginations.
This giant squid beach theme craft for kids will give your kids an activity to provide hours of fun.
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Easy DiY Squid Craft for Kids with Free Squid Template
What to do With Squid Craft for Kids
You can use this squid craft for regular arts & crafts time or an activity to enjoy when summer break has become too overwhelming for your kids. This rainy day or summer break activity will give your preschoolers a way to use recycled paper to make a squid craft paper giant squid.
1. Beach Theme Day
Check out some of my other beach theme arts & crafts for kids to enjoy. Gather all of the supplies and have your kids create a cute recycled paper beach themed crafts all day.
This is an excellent way to get the kids excited about a beach day or to learn more about ocean life.
2. Birthday Activity
Use my squid craft for kids as part of a beach or ocean life themed birthday party. Gather all of the supplies for every birthday party guest, set up and arts and crafts table, and have the guests enjoy making this squid craft for kids along with my other ocean life crafts to bring home after the birthday party.
3. Ocean Life Education
Lastly, you can use this cute squid craft for kids as part of your ocean life education curriculum.
Whether you home-school or simply want to curb summer slide during summer break, having a way to include arts and crafts with your kids as part of ocean life education will encourage kids to love and appreciate the environment.
Keep scrolling to get your very own squid craft today and start exploring the ocean with your little ones and their paper whale buddies!
Squid Craft Supplies Needed:
- Colored Cardstock or Construction Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Squid Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
These are just some of the best ways I enjoy using this squid craft for kids to keep arts & crafts a significant part of our family bonding activities.
Feel free to use my ideas to download my free ocean life template crafts to enjoy some arts and crafts activities with your kids today.
Squid Craft Instructions:
After you’ve printed your squid template on your favorite color cardstock paper or use the colors as instructed on the template, go ahead and cut out the body parts.
Another fun way to enjoy this ocean animal craft friend is to print the squid template on white paper and color him first. Then cut and glue him together.
Next, simply glue all the pieces together. This ocean craft is so easy and perfect for kids of any age. My toddler and 6-year-old alike loved making him.
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Free Printable Squid Template:
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