Each kiddo picked out which sock they wanted from the pile, as well as buttons for the eyes. Then I sent them off into another room so that I could sew the eyes on. I lost count of the number of times I stuck my fingers with the needle.
After all the eyed were attached, each took a turn stuffing their sock part way. I tied this part off with small rubber bands that are made for hair. The last step is to cut the bottom into eight legs. Then you're done!
I think they look a bit more like jelly fish than octopuses. Daven called his a ghost. But whatever you want to call them, they're still cute!
Karlyn's socktopus read to the other about shapes, colors and opposites.