Toilet Paper Roll Crafts: 17 Cardboard Crafts for Kids

DIY toys, DIY decor, and DIY gifts, all made from toilet paper rolls!

By: Krista Childers, Editor,
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts 17 Cardboard Crafts for Kids

Toilet paper rolls are items that everyone has in their home. Go to your recycling bin and grab them right now. That's because, with Toilet Paper Roll Crafts: 17 Cardboard Crafts for Kids, we have the best toilet paper roll crafts for kids imaginable. This list includes DIY toys that kids can make and then play with, DIY decor, as well as DIY gifts that kids can make for parents, grandparents, and teachers to display. The various ways that these cardboard crafts can be cut, painted, and manipulated is unbelievable, meaning that you never know what you'll be making next.

Recycled crafts that use materials like toilet paper rolls allow us to take small steps toward reducing our waste. It's just an awesome bonus that these paper crafts for kids are SO FUN to make! Your children can use these recycled craft ideas to create animals, cars, pencil holders, and other art, just to name a few. Get ready to create incredible paper crafts with your kids after school, on rainy days, or whenever your recycling bin is full.

Cardboard Craft DIY Kid Toys

Race Car Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Kids love toys but they can be so expensive. Making DIY toys is a fantastic alternative. If you can make them out of recycled items, even better! In this section, you will find the best DIY paper toys using toilet paper rolls. Your children will love these animals, race cards, sound shakers, and even a kaleidoscope and telescope. Again, you'd be amazed at what you can create using something like a cardboard tube. Kids can paint, color, cover, and design their own versions of any of these paper crafts.

DIY Decor Using Toilet Paper Rolls

Easy DIY Pencil Holder

When the gift-giving holidays approach, send your kids to these cardboard craft ideas. They can make beautiful desk organizers, wreaths, gift boxes, and wall decor, among others. Kids can even make DIY paper flowers using toilet paper rolls. There's no limit to their creativity when using such a resourceful material. You can help them make presents for grandma or keep your eyes closed and hands open for your own personalized DIY gift. 

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This is just so great. Using a common everyday item to make so many different things. Let's admit it, we all use them, why not get even further mileage out of the empty rolls. The grand kids will love making all of these. Talk about fun, easy and inexpensive!! Wow, you are helping this grandma be a super star without spending a fortune, thanks.


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