Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids

Keep your kids busy, spark their creativity, and recycle making fun toys with these easy toilet paper roll crafts for kids.

These crafts are ideal if you’re working from home and need to keep your kids entertained, or you’re looking for fun and simple crafts for rainy days.

They are easy to make and can be done with things you can find around the house.

So, stack on toilet paper rolls, and get your crafting items ready to start making fun, beautiful projects with your children!


#1 Toilet Paper Roll Houses

These beautiful toilet paper roll crafts can be houses for your children’s toys!

How to make a toilet paper roll craft house gluing the roof finished result

They are easy to build and fun toys to play with.

You can use them as the houses of your favorite toys, and spend hours playing with them!

Here’s a video tutorial from my Youtube channel (plus some playtime with Ollie!), please subscribe for more fun stuff!

You can also read the complete article on making toilet paper roll houses by clicking here.

#2 Toilet Paper Roll Shark

My boy is obsessed with sharks!

He just can’t get enough of them, he even asked for sharks for his birthday!

So it’s no wonder this shark is one of our favorite toilet paper roll crafts!

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for kids: Toilet Paper Roll Shark

All you’ll need is a toilet paper roll, some paint, googly eyes, white felt paper, and a black sharpie!

You can find a video of us making this in my Instagram page.

#3 Toilet Paper Roll Peeps

Check out these super cute toilet paper roll peeps.

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for kids: Super adorable toilet paper roll peeps!
Image courtesy of Easy Activities for Kids

They are easy and quick to make for you and your kids! And it makes for an adorable decoration!

You can find the instructions for Toilet Paper Roll Peeps in Victoria’s blog by clicking here.

#4 Toilet Paper Roll Dog

Learn how to make this absolutely adorable toilet paper roll dog.

Image courtesy of Pjs and Paint

With things you probably already have around your house, you can simply craft this super cute dog that your kids will totally love!

You can even create different sizes and colors to make a puppy dog family!

Find the complete instructions to this toilet paper roll dog by clicking here.

#5 Rainbow Color Sorting Game

This is not only a toilet paper roll craft… it’s also a game!

Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Kids: Raindow Color Sorting Game
Image Courtesy of It’s a Mother Thing

Perfect for toddlers to learn their colors and practice fine motor skills, hand, and eye coordination, and stay entertained for hours while getting ready for preschool!

Pro tip: it’s not only about colors, but you can also sort just about anything, numbers, letters, animals, get creative!

You can find the instructions for the Toilet Paper Roll Sorting game by clicking here.

#6 Building Blocks

Turn plain toilet paper rolls into hours of playtime and learning!

Toilet Paper Rooll Crafts for Kids: Building Blocks
Image Courtesy of Swoodson Says

You can make beautiful building blocks, with fancy papers or just plain paint!

Make your own toy by learning how to make toilet paper building blocks here.

#7 Toilet Paper Roll Olaf

If your kid is a fan of Frozen like mine, he or she will love this toilet paper roll craft to bits!

Image Courtesy of Simple Everyday Mom

Who knew that recycling a toilet paper roll and using things you probably already have around your house would result in this super cute Olaf!

Get in the Frozen fun by learning how to make this Olaf by clicking here.

#8 Tin Foil Bangles

This is not only a great and fun craft, but it can make your child’s party extra fun if you do it in a group!

Best toilet paper roll rafts for kids: tin foil bangles
Image Courtesy of Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Take recycling to the next level by making these adorable bangles with your children!

As a bonus, you can all wear them for a group photo!

Here are the complete instructions on how to make toilet paper roll tin foil bangles.

#9 Pirate Spyglass

Make your own pirate spyglass craft with a few cardboard materials!

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for kids: Pirate Spyglass
Image Courtesy of Desert Chica

Starting with a toilet paper roll and a paper cup, and decorate your way into a pirate spyglass you can play around the house with!

Here are the instructions to the toilet paper roll pirate spyglass.

#10 Good Shepherd Craft

If you are looking for a learning catholic activity, you can try this good shepherd craft with your children!

Easy Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Kids: Shepherd Craft
Image Courtesy of Catholic Icing

You can also use the template to build a farm or craft and play with animals!

Find out how to make the good shepherd toilet paper roll craft by clicking here.

#11 Bunny Craft

This super simple bunny craft will boost your child’s creativity and fine motor development!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 10

Paint it in any way you like, and put together an adorable bunny you can use to decorate the house with!

I wrote this article about the process, and Oliver enjoyed making it just as much as I enjoy having it decorating the house!

#12 Bat craft

How about letting our imagination fly with a super fun toilet paper roll craft: A bat!

Toilet Paper Roll Bat

All you need is toilet paper roll, paint, some markers, and construction paper.

You can use it to decorate the house and play!

#13 Elephant

Learn how to make this adorable toilet paper roll elephant!

Toilet Paper Roll Elephant Craft
Image Courtesy of Pjs and Paint

With just construction paper, glue, a black marker, and toilet paper roll you’ll have the perfect craft!

It’s a super easy, fun, and cute way to reuse the toilet paper rolls you probably have lying around the house.

You can learn how to make the elephant toilet paper roll craft by clicking here.

#14 Confetti Popper

Bring your party to life and reuse your toilet paper roll with this super fun confetti popper!

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for kids: Confetti Popper
Image Courtesy of Team Cartwright

It’s a perfect activity to brighten a rainy day, and it can get you and your children tons of fun and educational playtime!

You can learn how to make this toilet paper roll party popper by clicking here.

#15 Toilet Paper Roll Forky

My son is obsessed with Toy Story, especially with Forky!

Toiler paper roll craft for kids: Forky
Image Courtesy of Simple Everyday Mom

If you’re on the same boat you can’t miss this super cute Toy Story toilet paper roll craft!

With some basic materials you can craft hours of fun!

Check out how to make this toilet paper roll forky craft by clicking here.

#16 Toilet Paper Roll Crab

This easy, fun, and cute crab is the perfect addition to your toilet paper roll animal collection.

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for kids: Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Image Courtesy of Fun Money Mom

You can also use it to decorate the house, and of course, teach your kids about recycling!

Follow the simple steps to craft this toilet paper roll crab by clicking here.

It’s a Wrap

Try any of these if you’re looking for fun and engaging ways to play and recycle!

If you’re looking for different projects here are 22 indoor activities for kids that will promote your little one’s fine motricity and pre-writing skills!

We also made some playdough, here’s a video of the process:

Have you tried any of these? Leave me a note in the comments, or, even better, send me a pic of your art!


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