Happy…sad…mad… these cardboard tube dolls are perfect for teaching emotions to young children. The ability to change faces on these […]
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 empty cardboard tubes and old Scrabble tiles into fun, personalized napkin rings. This project is easy to do and […]
Learn how to make your own groundhog — complete with shadow and burrow! Isn’t it adorable?
Use cardboard tubes and any sort of embellishments you like to make this pretty star garland. It’s a wonderful decoration […]
Ring in the New Year with homemade noise makers! They’re easy to do and are made from materials you probably […]
Use empty cardboard tubes to create hilarious Christmas mug shots. Imagine all the ways in which Christmas characters might cause some […]
Turn a cardboard tube and some yarn into adorable mini hat ornaments. Hang them from the Christmas tree or make […]
When your kids are stuck indoors on a cold winter’s day, make some penguins! This simple craft not only provides […]
It’s Olaf, the lovable little snowman from the movie Frozen! Make one from a cardboard tube and a few simple […]
Create a group of kids playing in the snow and building snowmen, all made from cardboard tubes! This activity is […]
Craft a beautiful menorah that your entire family will display proudly to friends and family. Your children will be thrilled […]
This creative advent calendar is made from decorative paper and recycled cardboard tubes! Kids will love making this fun project […]
Turn paper plates and a cardboard tube into a free-standing Christmas tree! A fun project for kids of all ages.
Dress up your homework station with this easy cardboard tube desk caddy. It’s a great way to recycle empty tubes.
This adorable Thanksgiving turkey craft is a great way to talk to kids about what they are thankful for and […]
Use paint chips for feathers to make your own colorful peacocks and turkeys. This simple cardboard tube project is lots […]
Use a cardboard tube and a variety of seeds to make an adorable owl. Think creatively and see what you […]
This cute little Frankenstein is made from a recycled cardboard tube. Make your own for Halloween.
Combine a cardboard tube, bubble wrap, paint, and some construction paper and you have a fun fall craft. Experiment with […]
It’s hard to believe these tiny hats start with empty toilet paper tubes! They’re so easy to make and are […]
Use cardboard tubes and either real or fake leaves to create these fun to play with finger puppets for fall.
Turn cardboard tubes and cupcake liners into these adorable apple cores! It’s a great accompaniment to a study of apples […]
Turn a cardboard tube, walnut and acorn cap into these cute squirrels. It’s the perfect recycling craft for fall that […]
Toddlers and preschoolers will have fun flipping through this homemade color book. Made from cardboard tubes and printed paper, these […]
Use cardboard tubes, posterboard, and other basic craft supplies to create an awesome medieval chandelier. It makes a great decoration […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube and tissue paper into a cute apple tree. This easy craft is perfect for fall.
Transform a box and some cardboard tubes into an awesome ball maze! This is a great activity for predictions (will […]
Turn simple items including construction paper, a craft stick, and a cardboard tube into an adorable little scarecrow. This fun […]
Celebrate the changing of the seasons with a set of four cardboard tube trees representing spring, summer, fall, and winter. […]
This fun family game is made from recycled materials. Kids will get a kick out of knocking down bowling pins […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into these adorable flowers and cacti. Inexpensive, easy, and fun!
Create beautiful patterns with this fun homemade kaleidoscope. It’s a great project to do at home or with a group.
Make a guitar (or bango, violin, etc.) out of recycled cracker boxes and cardboard tubes. Your preschooler can help put […]
This fun craft starts as empty cardboard tubes and ends up as a colorful bouquet of flowers! It’s a great […]
These cute little rocket party favors will delight kids of all ages, especially when they find this fun game tucked […]
Turn a cardboard tube and pipe cleaners into a cute goat. This is a great craft to pair with a […]
Corral those pencils and pens that seem to end up all over the house with our recycled pencil holders. All […]
You can make this cute little Holstein out of a cardboard tube, some paint and chenille stems. It’s a fun […]
Turn a paper plate and a cardboard tube into a Statue of Liberty crown and torch. This craft is perfect […]
Celebrate Shark Week with this cute paper tube shark craft. It’s a fun craft to accompany a study of ocean […]
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 […]
Recycle some of those cardboard tubes you have laying around into this adorable kitty cat. Use whatever color you like […]
The same cardboard tube can be a dog or a bear. It’s just a matter of switching out the ears!
Create cool decorations for the Fourth of July using cardboard tubes. Show your patriotism with this fun recycled project.
Recycle cardboard tubes, turning them into pretty patriotic wreaths for Memorial Day. Hang one on the front door or in […]
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into a bright and colorful bouquet of polka dot tulips!
Create a colorful and functional organizer to keep your pens, markers and pencils close at hand. It’s easy to do […]
Create your own version of the Statue of Liberty’s torch. It’s made with simple recycled materials and features a glittering […]
Make a cute alligator from an empty paper towel tube. It’s perfect for Letter A Week, talking about the rainforest […]
Turn recycled cardboard tubes into these adorable maracas, perfect for Cinco de Mayo! They are fun, easy, and inexpensive with […]
Turn those empty cardboard tubes into slick racecars, using little more than paint and construction paper. A fun project for […]
Turn eggshells into planters representing the whole family. What a great project to do together in the spring or any […]
Create an adorable rainbow butterfly using your handprints. This craft is perfect for springtime!
Turn empty cardboard tubes into a sea of colorful fish. Decorate them however you’d like – there’s tons of room […]
Team up with a friend to make a cool Olympic Torch craft that shows the true spirit of the Olympics. […]
Reinforce math concepts with this clever flower garden number line. Use it for counting, even/odd, addition and subtraction, and more!
Turn paper plates and cardboard tubes into a fun family ring toss game. Older kids can cut out the circles […]
Make an adorable set of finger puppets or create a spring wall hanging featuring a trio of birds. This is […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a realistic honey bee. Did you know that 12 of the United States have […]