20 DIY Crafts with Toilet Paper Roll

In an effort to keep your kids entertained this summer, the long list of DIY projects with toilet paper rolls below has what you need. Not only will they have a ton of fun craft ideas from these humble toilet paper roll but kids will also know that these supplies are surprisingly versatile! We can recycle the toilet paper roll to be pencil holders, paper flower pots, etc.

We picked out a wide variety of different toilet paper roll crafts so whether your child loves Minion or making Christmas crafts like Santa, Snowman or dwarfs… there’s something here for you!

20 Simple and Creative Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

If you’re stocked up on toilet paper, never toss a toilet paper roll in the trash too fast. You can create something awesome from cardboard tubes into educational games, awesome art projects, and tools for at-home learning!

There is nothing quite like a Simple Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for kids! To the seasoned crafter, a toilet paper roll combined by using other materials is an opportunity. This household item can be used for tons of different projects! You can use toilet paper rolls for anything creative crafts when you are bored at home.

See also: Best Paper Plate Crafts for Kids

And it’s really true, you can use toilet paper rolls in all sorts of different ways. With this collection of 20 Uses for Toilet Paper Rolls, kids and even adults sure to find something fun and decorative to do with those cardboard tubes!

Let’s see what you can make out of the humble Toilet Paper Roll!

 

1. Toilet Paper Roll Peacock Craft

Peacock Toilet Paper Roll and Paper Plate Craft
Peacock Toilet Paper Roll and Paper Plate Craft via Pinterest

You can transforms the humble cardboard tube itself into a pretty Peacock in this craft. This peacock craft is deceptively easy and just requires some painting, cutting and gluing – and you’re done!

 

2. Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Crafts

Christmas Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Christmas Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Looking forward to Christmas holiday we spend more and more time indoors, it is a great opportunity to have a creative activity. You and your kids can make Christmas crafts. Making Christmas “things” from toilet paper rolls that you can give as gifts or simply have fun with.

3. Toilet Paper Roll Halloween Crafts

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Craft Witch Bat mummy Ghost
Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Craft Witch Bat mummy Ghost

Have you and your kids tried making any of the toilet paper roll Halloween crafts yet? We promise kids will have fun crafting the Cardboard Tube Halloween.

4. Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Flowers

Toilet Paper Roll Craft Flower and Vase
Toilet Paper Roll Craft Flower and Vase via Pinterest

You’ve saved them for one reason or another… And now it’s time to make those toilet paper roll flower crafts! These flower crafts get really creative too, kids will find games and learning how to recycle a material into artsy crafts.

 

5. Toilet Paper Roll Cat Crafts

Toilet Paper Roll Cat Craft
Toilet Paper Roll Cat Craft

This adorable Toilet Paper Roll cat craft for kids is a very easy. It is a great cat craft with its mustaches and googly eyes.

 

6. Toilet Roll Rocket

Rocket Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Rocket Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Pinterest

 

It’s time to raid the recycling bin and gather some cardboard tubes to make adorable Toilet Paper Roll Rocket! This is a super easy rocket craft for kids to help kids learn the outer space and solar system.

7. Toilet Paper Roll Turkeys

 

Turkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Turkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Pinterest

Save those toilet paper rolls since you can create so many different fun Thanksgiving crafts with them! Continue with the Turkey. This toilet paper roll turkey craft is a breeze to make and is so fun to put together.

8. Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft
Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft via Pinterest

Here are some cheap and easy butterfly toilet paper roll crafts to make with the kiddos! Just find some recycled empty cardboard tubes in your home and you and your little one have favorite art projects for the holidays!

9. Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer

Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer Craft
Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer Craft via Pinterest

This Cardboard Tube Reindeer Craft goes so well! We love how each paper roll reindeer craft has a different personality. You have the option to make a reindeer with standing or sitting. With just a few supplies, kids can transform the toilet paper rolls into these adorable reindeer characters!

10. Toilet Paper Roll Bunny

Bunny Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Bunny Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Pinterest

Kids love to create bunny crafts with toilet paper rolls. The best part is that toilet paper rolls can be recycled into an Easter learning activities. From the bunny to the Easter eggs – these will be a big hit for Easter!

11. Unicorn Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Unicorn Craft
Toilet Paper Roll Unicorn Craft via Pinterest

Are you looking for a fantastic handmade unicorn craft made from toilet tubes? This is a great craft to make at the home or a fantastic classroom activity.  We hope you and your little one enjoy this unicorn toilet paper craft as it’s super simple and easy to create.

12. Diy Pencil Holder Toilet Paper Roll

Diy Pencil Holder Toilet Paper Roll
Diy Pencil Holder Toilet Paper Roll via Pinterest

We’ve been sharing a whole bunch of DIY Pencil Holder from Toilet Paper Roll. It’s because we love them oh so much and today it’s time to show you how to make this adorable cardboard tube pencil holder craft.

13. Toilet Roll Fish

Toilet Paper Roll Fish Craft Shark
Toilet Paper Roll Fish Craft Shark via Pinterest

Make a whole collection of fish crafts to keep around the house. You can also place them in your classroom to make the students smile when they see beautiful fish crafts.

No matter what you do with your toilet paper roll fishes, they are sure to be a hit!


14. Toilet Paper Roll Bat Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Bat Craft
Toilet Paper Roll Bat Craft via Pinterest

 

After you’ve gathered the materials and cardboard tube supplies you’ll need, cut the pieces out from the bat templates and trace them onto craft paper. Wrap the body and overall pieces around the cardboard tubes and your bats are on their way to coming alive. Add the eyes, the goggles, and their wings to complete the look.

15. Toilet Paper Roll Octopus

Octopus Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Octopus Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Pinterest

Next in our selection of crafts with cardboard tubes is a super cute octopus craft! This octopus is easy to make and makes a fun little toy to play with afterward.

16. Toilet Paper Roll Owl

Owl Graduation Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Owl Graduation Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Pinterest

All kids love the cute owl cartoon so we decided to make an owl toilet paper roll craft! It is very cheap and easy to make. You can customize it anyway you want.

17. Toilet Roll Dragon

Dragon Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Dragon Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Pinterest

Who can resist dragon toys? Kids just capture all things childhood and magical. We’ve got the most adorable Cardboard Tube Dragon Craft that your children will simply fall in love with!

These Paper Roll Dragons are super simple to make and their fingerprint rosy cheeks add a lovely personal touch! Dragon crafts are sure to spark lots of imaginative play and story telling for days to come.

18. Toilet Paper Roll Ladybug

Ladybug Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Ladybug Toilet Paper Roll Craft via getbeautified.com

Out of all the recycled craft ideas out there, a ladybug craft with toilet paper roll is one of the most popular. At home, you are rarely short on cardboard tubes that you can find it so fast to make this totally cute and easy ladybug crafts.

19. Toilet Roll Angel Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Angel Craft
Toilet Paper Roll Angel Craft via Pinterest

One of the most important things to remember when you and your kids make this angel toilet paper roll craft is that it does not need to be perfect. In fact, like with all crafts, perfection in cardboard tube crafts is way overrated. The angel template is great, but if you’d rather just freehand it, go for it. You do you!


20. Minion Toilet Roll

Minion Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Minion Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Most kids love all things Despicable Me so it seemed only natural to make their very own Minion toilet paper roll craft. After all, Minion cardboard tube crafts get kids recycling and thinking about common materials in different ways – both things we love about crafting.

Conclusion

Whew! That’s a list of 20 toilet paper roll crafts! Now that kids know how wonderful what to do with empty toilet paper rolls can be for crafting, like other parents, you might want to start stockpiling them!

Have fun crafting!

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