Making an ‘O is for octopus craft’ is a fun way to introduce a new letter. This Letter O Craft is one of our favorite letter O activities for preschoolers because the word octopus starts with O and the letter craft is shaped like the letter O. This letter O preschool craft works well at home or in the preschool classroom. Be sure to grab your printable letter O template as well!

Letter O Craft- Finished O is for octopus craft for preschoolers- the octopus is created from the shape of a letter O decorated with pom poms and googly eyes- kids activities blog
Let’s make an O is for Octopus Craft

Easy Letter O Craft

Preschoolers can either draw the letter O shape themselves or use our letter O template. Our favorite part of this letter craft is attaching pom poms and googly eyes to make an octopus!

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Supplies needed for O is for octopus preschool letter o craft- pom poms, googly eyes, and paper, and letter o template- kids activities blog
This is what you will need to make a preschool octopus craft!

Supplies needed For Letter O Craft

Watch How To Make Preschool O Is For Octopus Craft

Instructions For Letter O Preschool Craft: Octopus

Step 1 – Create the Letter O Shape

Trace and cut out letter O or download, print and cut out this letter O template:

Step 2 – Give Craft a Canvas Foundation

Glue the letter O onto the piece of construction paper of a contrasting color.

Step 3 – Add the Octopus Details to the Letter O

  1. For the octopus eyes: Add the googly eyes to the top of the O with glue.
  2. For the octopus tentacles: Use strips of construction paper to glue to the bottom of the O to make tentacles.
  3. For the octopus suckers: Glue pom poms to the tentacles of your letter o octopus craft.
Letter O Craft- o is for octopus preschool craft on a white background and googly eyes and pom poms
I love how our O is for octopus turned out!

Finished O is for Octopus Craft

O is for octopus craft is done!

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Need a giggle? Try one of our Hank the Septopus crafts…does that mean S is for octopus?

What changes did you make to the O is for octopus preschool craft?

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  1. I like this letter O craft, it lets you to add and explore colors with the pom poms instead of accordion octopus legs you see on most octopus paper crafts.