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!
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!
#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!
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.
They are easy and quick to make for you and your kids! And it makes for an adorable decoration!
#4 Toilet Paper Roll Dog
Learn how to make this absolutely adorable toilet paper roll dog.
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!
#5 Rainbow Color Sorting Game
This is not only a toilet paper roll craft… it’s also a game!
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!
#6 Building Blocks
Turn plain toilet paper rolls into hours of playtime and learning!
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!
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!
#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!
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!
#9 Pirate Spyglass
Make your own pirate spyglass craft with a few cardboard materials!
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!
#10 Good Shepherd Craft
If you are looking for a learning catholic activity, you can try this good shepherd craft with your children!
You can also use the template to build a farm or craft and play with animals!
#11 Bunny Craft
This super simple bunny craft will boost your child’s creativity and fine motor development!
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!
All you need is toilet paper roll, paint, some markers, and construction paper.
You can use it to decorate the house and play!
Learn how to make this adorable toilet paper roll elephant!
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.
#14 Confetti Popper
Bring your party to life and reuse your toilet paper roll with this super fun confetti popper!
It’s a perfect activity to brighten a rainy day, and it can get you and your children tons of fun and educational playtime!
#15 Toilet Paper Roll Forky
My son is obsessed with Toy Story, especially with Forky!
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!
#16 Toilet Paper Roll Crab
This easy, fun, and cute crab is the perfect addition to your toilet paper roll animal collection.
You can also use it to decorate the house, and of course, teach your kids about recycling!
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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