They were pretty simple. Each child used a cardboard tube from a paper towel roll.
1. Cut slits about 1/4" to 3/8" apart for the tentacles.
2. Curl the tentacles, by wrapping each one around a pencil.
3. Paint the squid.
4. Fins & beaks were cut from cardstock then glued on along with wiggly eyes, and sequin "suckers".