Turn empty cardboard tubes into adorable owl napkin rings. They’re easy and inexpensive to make and add such a cute […]
Cardboard Tube Crafts
Whether it's paper towel rolls or toilet paper tubes, we have hundreds of cardboard tube crafts for you to choose from! From toddler on up, anyone can make something fun from a cardboard tube!
Turn cardboard tubes and cupcake liners into these adorable apple cores! It’s a great accompaniment to a study of apples […]
Do you know the difference between an opossum and a possum? Find out and make this cute cardboard tube opossum.
Turn a cardboard tube, walnut and acorn cap into these cute squirrels. A perfect recycling craft for fall that the […]
Raid the recycling bin for materials to make this adorable zebra. It’s fun and inexpensive to put together.
Turn an ice cream cone pinata into a space ship at warp speed. Great for a birthday party.
Turn a cardboard tube into Chester, the adorable raccoon cub from ‘The Kissing Hand.’ Or leave the heart off for […]
Dress up your homework station with this easy to make cardboard tube desk caddy. A great way to recycle empty […]
Turn an empty milk carton, egg carton, straws and other recyclables into a cool pirate ship. A perfect craft for […]
Turn common household recyclables into hobby horse that’s perfect for indoor play. Add a paper bag vest and your little […]
Ball and cup toys are so popular right now. Make your own version using empty cardboard tubes decorated with your […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
Learn how to make these cute fish out of cardboard tubes. The tutorial includes the bowl pattern and a coloring […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into amazing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles finger puppets. It’s a COWABUNGA fun craft for kids!
Make cute zoo animals for pretend play with these printable coloring pages. Just print, color, cut, and tape!
Don’t recycle your newspaper and cardboard tubes just yet! Use them to make this easy, fun, and totally safe javelin, […]
This is a great craft to make with a group of kids! Just air pop the popcorn (They’re less likely […]
Turn empty boxes, lids, cans and other items into a one-of-a-kind robot. Let your imagination run wild with this recycled […]
It only takes a few supplies to make your own sidewalk chalk. Blend colors to customize your chalk collection. Fun […]
Fill empty cardboard tubes with Dad’s favorite candy, then decorate them with construction paper, aluminum foil, pipe cleaners and stickers. […]
Recycle some cardboard tubes into an adorable school of colorful jeweled fish! Lots of room for creativity!
Turn empty cardboard tubes into these adorable flowers and cacti. Inexpensive, easy, and fun!
With a few simple supplies, your kids can help decorate for summer holidays with this easy red, white and blue […]
Discover how easy it is to make a colorful butterfly using household recyclables.
Create beautiful patterns with this fun homemade kaleidoscope. It’s a great project to do at home or with a group.
Make your very own patriotic parade stick from red, white and blue Duck Tape and the cardboard tube from a […]
Make a festive utensil holder for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or anytime you are feeling patriotic. A fun […]
Make these cute Star Wars characters out of simple paper tubes. May the 4th be with you!
Vvvvrrroom! Have fun making your own cardboard tube race car. This easy craft is made with recycled items from around […]
Celebrate Shark Week with this cute paper tube shark craft. It’s a fun craft to accompany a study of ocean […]
These easy toy binoculars let you see a rainbow every time! This is a fun activity for a rainy day.
Turn a cardboard tube into a model of Moses! Then use your finished Moses craft during Sunday School, a Passover […]
Make this cute horse from chenille stems and cardboard tubes! A great recycling project. Make a Cardboard Tube Horse.
Use paper bowls and cardboard tubes to make a mushroom craft. It’s a fun way to welcome spring.
Use a recycled cardboard tube, wooden clothespins and mini doily to make a fun and easy bee craft. This simple […]
These cute lambs start with a cardboard tube. They’re such a fun craft for spring.
Make an entire family of bunnies from cardboard tubes! This easy project is great fun for spring.
While these cute chicks are great anytime, these are ideal for Easter. All you need are cardboard tubes, paint and […]
Teach the kids about recycling as your craft this Easter wreath. String cardboard tubes onto a wreath-shaped hanger and then […]
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into a bright and colorful bouquet of polka dot tulips!
Just in time for Easter, these bunny napkin rings will add a touch of whimsy to your Easter table. Made […]
These cute little rocket party favors will delight kids of all ages, especially when they find this fun game tucked […]
Make a pretty rainbow mobile by coiling painted cardboard tubes, perfect for spring! This colorful craft is great for St. […]
Make a cardboard chalk robot that you can doodle, draw and write on over and again! It’s easy to do.
Turn cardboard mailing tubes into rockets that are perfect for pretend play. This project requires adult help.
Turn those empty cardboard tubes into slick racecars, using little more than paint and construction paper. A fun project for […]
Gather up a few things from your kitchen and recycling bin to create this giant spring flower. Paper plates, paper cups, […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a cute and happy leprechaun hat! It’s such a fun activity for St. Patrick’s […]
Recycle cardboard tubes into this lovely piece of wall art inspired by cherry blossoms. It costs virtually nothing and the […]
Another great craft made from cardboard tubes – this time we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Follow our easy directions to […]
If you’re looking for a quick and easy craft that uses items from around the house, this St. Patrick’s Day […]
Turn two common recyclable materials into an adorable fascinator for Dr. Seuss Day on March 2! It’s so easy to […]
These adorable little springtime birds are made from construction paper and cardboard tubes! A fun and colorful craft the kids […]
Kids will get a kick out of making the Cat jump out of his hat with this fun craft made […]
These fish are really simple to make and your little ones will have hours of fun playing with them when […]
Pigs are one of the best animals to make into a craft. They are simple, adorable, and don’t require a […]
What do you get when you combine a Scout and a superhero? Super Scout! This fun project starts with empty […]
Cardboard Tube Cupid Watch out! This cute cardboard tube Cupid might shoot you with a Valentine’s Day arrow when you’re […]
These Valentine party favor tubes are made from cardboard tubes and scrapbook paper. They make a pretty addition to your […]
Turn an ordinary cardboard tube into Batman! All you need is this free pattern and some construction paper.