Have you been stocking up on toilet paper and now are stuck with a ton of empty toilet paper rolls? Here’s a fun roundup list of 26 toilet paper roll crafts for kids, toddlers, and preschoolers to do! Your children will love making these DIY crafts with empty toilet paper rolls.
If you’re like us in 2020, you’ve been stocking up a bit on toilet paper rolls.
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Of course, it helped that we already had a great food storage and had toilet paper stored already. We promise we did not rush out to the store and buy a bunch!
However, that meant we were left a lot of empty paper towel rolls, especially because some of our kids are still in the stage of unrolling rolls or using way too much toilet paper.
So to help us out with that, we searched for cute and creative toilet paper roll crafts the kids could do. This solved TWO problems – what do to at home during quarantine, and what to do with empty paper towel rolls!
We hope you find these as helpful as we did!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids
Has the Baby Yoda craze made it to your house yet? The Child seems to be everywhere! Combine your love of cardboard tube crafts with Yoda and make this easy toilet paper roll Baby Yoda craft.
How adorable is this Ariel Paper Roll Craft? If you have a Disney Princess or mermaid fan in your house, this simple kid’s craft is sure to please. Grab a paper roll, the free template, and let’s get started.
Looking for a fun race car craft for your toddler or preschooler? Here’s a fun way to use up toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls and let your kid go crazy with paint or markers. And if you’re working on your scissor skills, cutting the shapes for this craft will help with fine motor skills.
Are you searching for fun paper towel tube crafts for kids? Our DIY Whimsical Rainbow Shaker wand is easy to make at home or in the classroom for St. Patrick’s Day or any rainbow fun day.
Are you looking for a fun and easy party favor for your child’s party? Or just want a fun arts and crafts project to pass an afternoon? DIY confetti poppers are where it is at.
Whether it’s Eastertime, spring, or just for fun, you can use some of your empty toilet paper rolls to make these DIY Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies.
Who like to makes some crafts with their kids? It’s a fun way to celebrate spring, ! This Spring Butterfly Craft For Kids is perfect for ages 7+.
If you’re looking for a cute recyclable craft to do with your kids, here it is. This alligator kid’s craft has been trendy. Check out this Egg Carton Alligator Craft for Preschoolers and even Kindergartners and beyond! (The legs are made from toilet paper rolls.)
Ever since Toy Story 4 was released, Forky has instantly become the new favorite character! If your kids love Forky too, they’ll want to make this toilet paper roll Forky craft. He’s a fun recycled craft project that the kids can play with when they’re done making him!
What is so amazing about this simple craft is that it works as a Toy Story craft or a fun Easter craft for kids! So, no matter when you choose to make it, your kids will have a blast putting it together.
Have you seen the new Trolls World Tour movie? This craft is super duper easy and use whatever you have at home. The kids will love wearing their techno bracelets and playing Trolls World Tour.
Who doesn’t love the sound of rain? A homemade DIY rainstick is a great craft to do with your kids on a rainy day! If you can’t enjoy the rain outside, might as well bring it in! Your kids will be so excited once they realize they can create the sound of rain with just a few household items (choose from toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls).
This is a great way to make use of the inside of your toilet roll, (recycling and not wasting) and it’s always fun for the little ones. The Lorax is a fab book by Dr Seuss which talks about protecting the environment. Have fun!
Learn about the parable of the Good Shepherd with this simple craft. All you do is print, color, cut, and then glue them around toilet paper tubes with a glue stick. It’s that easy! You can make as many sheep for your set as you want.
This fun craft will not only help to upcycle some toilet paper tubes, but it will also create a fun storage space for all of those toy cars your kiddo has! Check out this craft tutorial and make a toilet paper tube toy car garage!
Baseball games are a great reason to invite friends over for some snacks. And what better thing to eat your snacks with than these DIY baseball-shaped utensil holders? If you’re planning on having a party, start saving your rolls before your party.
Got some empty toilet tubes that you’re probably going to throw away? Wait up! Don’t get rid of them just yet. Give this super quick and easy paper bee craft activity to keep your little one busy and occupied.
This toilet paper roll fireworks craft is so fun to create! Three cheers to red, white, and blue as you get creative with this totally cute patriotic craft! Or choose any color of paint for fun at any time of the year.
It doesn’t matter if you call this gnome home kid craft a toadstool house, a mushroom house or a fairy house, this is the cutest little kid craft of the week and so easy, you’ll want to make a village!
This week you should madke a Jesus fish craft using only cardboard tubes, glue, and glitter. The kids will have so much fun with this one! Everyone parent love crafts that allow children to succeed, and there’s really no way to mess these up. When kids are successful in their crafts, it builds artistic confidence.
When the summer arrives, you’re definitely going to be searching for fun ways to keep your kids entertained on summer break. And if your kids love the beach as much most do, finding fun beach crafts for them to do is a great idea. This adorable toilet paper roll crab craft is so fun to make. This cute beach craft for kids is the perfect way to enjoy the beach at home.
This butterfly toilet paper tube craft is a fun, easy way to celebrate spring or summer with your children! You may want to make this toilet taper tube butterfly as part of a nature study, insect study, or to go along with a book you’re reading about butterflies. (Read below the craft tutorial for some resources you may want to use!) However, this craft is so simple and fun to make that it also makes a good “just because” project for a rainy summer afternoon.
Recycle those empty toilet paper rolls into a toilet paper roll rocket craft that is out of this world. To make your recycled toilet paper roll rocket, only a few supplies are needed.
This fun Unicorn toilet paper roll craft is a fun idea for your little one. It comes with a printable template so all you need is markers glue and scissors, print,color and draw your own toilet paper roll unicorn craft.
Skip the flammable firecrackers and sparklers for this non-incendiary “explosion.” Make these DIY Marshallow Shooters with the kids for a “sweeter” version of traditional fireworks. Or with other colors you can make them any time of the year!
Are you looking for a fantastic handmade unicorn craft to create? Unicorns are really fun, magical creatures and are super fun to make with little ones. This is a super cute and easy DIY Unicorn craft made from toilet tubes. It’s a great activity to make at the home, a fantastic unicorn preschool activity and a great idea for a Unicorn party.
Like these ideas? Share them on Pinterest! And don’t miss our fun post on toilet paper roll crafts for adults!