My Creative Space

Today’s creative space is *not* a sneak peek of my Christmas knitting. Instead it’s a cute project for the girls.

Meet the Octopus! The balloon octopus. Well, in fact two. Since I have two girls.

Miss 4 saw an octopus project on the TV this morning and asked straight away if we could make one. So we did.  Her sister displayed a complete lack of interest until after dinner. I thought that the very last balloon I had was black, so it was a pleasant surprise to find this lovely purple colour emerge as it was blown up. And the fact you could see the octopus’ eyes was a complete bonus. 

A balloon octopus is strangely aerodynamic. The girls had lots of fun tonight, and had to be persuaded that sleeping with an octopus would be a much better idea if they were not made out of balloons.

You can find more creative spaces here.

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1 Response to “My Creative Space”


  1. 1 Anne December 17, 2010 at 3:06 am

    Wow, am certainly surprised to hear about the aerodynamic properties that these balloon octopi have… Looks like your girls had a great time playing 🙂


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