Step One: Cut the plates in half, and paint them with beautiful, swirly colors:
Step Two: Cut strips of construction paper and glue them to look like tentacles:
Step Three: While those are drying, glue on the googly eyes!
Voila! Instant cuteness for your walls, bulletin boards, what have you!
And now, this has me thinking about googly eyes. What else can I do with them? What can I NOT do with them? Check out these other ideas...
Googly eyes on my faucet? Yes, please...
Giant sized googly eyes for my garbage can? Okay!