Octopus counting


  • Blue, purple and pink paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Felt tip pen


Step 1: Cut out semi-circle from the pink paper.

Step 2: Stick the semi-circle on to other sheet of paper.

Step 3: Draw eyes, mouth and numbers 1 – 9 using felt tip pen.

Step 4: Cut out 9 tentacles.

Step 5: Glue half of the tentacles to the paper. Do not stick it fully.

TIP: Ask the child to draw any shape on the tentacle that represent the number above it. You can hang you octopus using a piece of string or pipe cleaner.