An octopus is a mollusk that lives in the ocean. It has no backbone. Its foot is divided into 8 tentacles. They are arranged around its mouth. The tentacles have suckers for holding on to food. It mostly eats crabs. The octopus does not have a shell.
The kids might like making this fun octopus made with recycled materials.
Watch the video for a list of materials needed and directions.
The children might also enjoy reading some interesting books about octopuses.