Here is the toilet paper roll crafts for kids list you are looking for.
It’s a funny thing how quickly toilet paper rolls can accumulate when everyone is home all day, every day. You can go from one empty roll to many in a blink of an eye. Toilet paper roll crafts for kids are inexpensive to make and fun for the entire family!
The good news is that you can do a lot of fun activities with cardboard tubes, and I am here to get you and your kids started. Let’s get upcycling!
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This list of what kids can do with paper rolls is for all ages.
I know right now, every age can use some innovative invitations to play.
I made sure toddlers, preschoolers, big kids, and even the adults that like to get in on some crafting fun can benefit from this roundup of ideas for paper rolls.
Using supplies we already have at home is essential now, and my goal is to make this cardboard tube a staple item in your art cart or collection bin to use again and again.
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I made sure there were many toilet paper roll crafts for kids of all ages!
Inside this post you will find:
Paper roll sensory play
Paper roll craft ideas
Easy DIY paper roll games and activities
This list is the toilet paper roll activities for kids you need!
RELATED: Quick and easy activities are our jam! See our favorites in our activity cards here.
If you do not have a collection of paper tubes yet, I assure you, they add up fast! Save some of your favorite ideas to Pinterest, and you will be ready in no time! Just like the best toddler toys, play tubes have so much open-ended potential!
Here are 40+ ideas for what to make out of cardboard tubes.
Sensory Play with Paper Tubes
Sensory play is a great way to fire up all the senses. Unsure where to start? Try our steps on how to train sensory play with kids.
Magnetic Tubes – Happy Toddler Playtime
Alphabet Seed Sensory Bin – Growing Book By Book
Engineering with Paper Tubes – Happily Ever Mom
Tubes and Rainbow Rice – Happy Toddler Playtime
Music Shakers – Picklebums
DIY Kaleidoscope – Darcy Brain
Recycle Sensory Bin – Busy Toddler
Alphabet Drop – Happy Toddler Playtime
Cardboard Rainmakers – Pink Stripey Socks
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids
Heart Bionoculars – Happily Ever Mom
Stick and Bead Mobile (can be made with paper tube) – The Workspace for Children
TP Roll Monsters – Danya Banya
Paper Tube Process Art Sculpture – School Time Snippets
Cardboard Monsters – The Joy of Sharing
Paper Tube Bracelet – The Preschool Toolbox
Caterpillar to Butterfly – Rainy Day Mum
Cardboard Space Shuttles – A Little Pinch of Perfect
Recycled Birdhouse Craft – Rhythms of Play
Paper Roll Fish – The Craft Train
Rocket Ship Craft – Mommy’s Bundle
Batman Craft – Messy Little Monster
Tissue Roll Owls – Artsy Craftsy Mom
Toilet Paper Car Toys – Kids Crafts
Cardboard Roll Snake – I Heart Crafty Things
Paper Roll DIY Games and Activities
Paper Roll Color Maze – Days with Grey
Roll and Drop Counting Activity – Days with Grey
Retell Room on the Broom – Days with Grey
Pom Pom Tube Ramp– Busy Toddler
Paper Tube Marble Run – Powerful Mothering
Toddler Clothespin Pull – Days with Grey
ABC Paper Tube Match – Busy Toddler
Name Punch Pinata – Adventures in a Box
Apple Balance – Days with Grey
Pom Pom Ramps – Busy Toddler
Retell Caps for Sale – Days with Grey
Paper Tube Dominos – Happy Toddler Playtime
Retell Mouse Count – Days with Grey
Magnetic Marble Run with Paper Tubes – Go Science Kids
Tinker Toys – The Keeper of the Memories
Cardboard Construction Toy – Picklebums
Cardboard Catapult – Go Science Kids
Paper Roll Scribblers – The Craft Train
Feed the Caterpillar – Fantastic Fun and Learning