These wrist parakeets are simple to make, require few supplies, and are adorable! Thanks to their sturdy pipe cleaner tethers, […]
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!
Create fairytales by using cardboard tubes and boxes to make castles. Encourage the kids to use their imaginations to design […]
Turn plastic bottles, glass jars, and cardboard tubes into beautiful and unique vases. They make great gifts!
Turn a cardboard tube and construction paper into a cool totem pole, inspired by the totem poles of Alaska. For […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes and some sand into a fun sand castle. This is a great activity for a beach […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a jumping shark. This easy craft can be made as friendly or scary as you […]
These cute little snakes are made from cardboard tubes. Be realistic or creative with the colors and patterns you choose!
Learn how to turn an empty cardboard tube into Dorothy Gale from the Wizard of Oz. There are instructions to […]
Do you know the difference between an opossum and a possum? Find out and make this cute cardboard tube opossum.
Make your very own patriotic parade stick from red, white and blue Duck Tape and the cardboard tube from a […]
It’s hard to believe this beautiful bouquet of flowers started as empty cardboard tubes! The tutorial has simple instructions to […]
Help kids learn about the changing of the seasons with this clever four-season tree craft. It’s easy to do, using […]
Make a festive utensil holder for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or anytime you are feeling patriotic. A fun […]
Recycle some cardboard tubes into an adorable school of colorful jeweled fish! Lots of room for creativity!
Turn empty cardboard tubes into amazing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles finger puppets. It’s a COWABUNGA fun craft for kids!
Create a cute Easter Bunny egg holder using felt and a cardboard tube. Make one for each guest at the […]
Recycle cardboard tubes into this lovely piece of wall art inspired by cherry blossoms. It costs virtually nothing and the […]
Make an entire family of bunnies from cardboard tubes! This easy project is great fun for spring.
These cute lambs start with a cardboard tube. They’re such a fun craft for spring.
Make a pretty rainbow mobile by coiling painted cardboard tubes, perfect for spring! This colorful craft is great for St. […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into a beautiful garland of hearts, perfect for Valentine’s Day! This easy craft is a fun […]
This 5-minute craft makes for a beautiful way to give Valentine’s Day gifts or for other occasions as well. Super […]
Kids will get a kick out of making the Cat jump out of his hat with this fun craft made […]
Cardboard Tube Cupid Watch out! This cute cardboard tube Cupid might shoot you with a Valentine’s Day arrow when you’re […]
Making felt roses is not as hard as you might think. In fact, they are pretty easy for elementary age […]
Recycle some cardboard tubes from toilet paper rolls or paper towels to make these faux firecrackers just in time for […]
This Hanukkah have the kids put together this cool menorah using recycled cardboard tubes and craft foam. It’s a great […]
Turn yarn and a cardboard tube into a whimsical Santa ornament. It’s inexpensive to make and looks great hanging from […]
These cute Christmas paper tube characters are lots of fun for pretend play. The printable makes it so easy!
Turn a wooden crate and cardboard tubes into a fabulous parking garage for Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars. Not only […]
Turn cardboard tubes into bats to decorate for Halloween. Not only are they fun, but they’re really inexpensive and take […]
Cute and colorful ghouls made from painted cardboard tubes! A fun Halloween project for the kids.
Cupcake liners are good for so much more than cupcakes! Use them and empty cardboard tubes to make these adorable […]
These super cute mummies, bats, and monsters are made from cardboard tubes, paper and glitter. Fill them with treats for […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
Cardboard Tube Crow As fall approaches we always seem to think about scarecrows–but what about the crows themselves? This cute […]
Turn an ordinary cardboard tube into Batman! All you need is this free pattern and some construction paper.
Learn how to make these cute fish out of cardboard tubes. The tutorial includes the bowl pattern and a coloring […]
These cute scarecrows are easy to make and lots of fun for fall. They start with empty cardboard tubes.
Create beautiful fall trees using cardboard tubes. This craft is easy enough for even the little ones to do.
Learn to tell time with this cute cardboard tube craft. Kids will love wearing their homemade watch.
Instead of tossing your empty cereal box in the recycle bin, save it to make this fun robot kid craft! […]
This is a great craft to make with a group of kids. Just air pop the popcorn (They’re less likely […]
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into adorable minions using a printable pattern and construction paper. This is a great activity for […]
These fish are really simple to make and your little ones will have hours of fun playing with them when […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a moose. This cute craft is fun to do and uses something that might […]
This Worm Pencil Holder is a great way to get little bookworms crafting! Kids of all ages will enjoy this […]
Turn a cardboard tube into the Tin Man from Wizard of Oz. The tutorial includes links to make Dorothy and […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a fun toy rocket. Use your imagination as you zoom these to the moon!
Use the printable template to cut out all the accents to turn a cardboard tube into R2D2. This is a […]
Make this cute horse from chenille stems and cardboard tubes! It’s a great recycling project.
This adorable dog is made from a recycled tissue box, some cardboard tubes and scrapbook paper. Use it to hold […]
Make these cute Star Wars characters out of simple paper tubes. May the 4th be with you!
Turn a cardboard tube into a model of Moses! Then use your finished Moses craft during Sunday School, a Passover […]
Your little superhero with love accessorizing with these awesome cuffs. They’re easy to make and a fun recycling project since […]
Save those cardboard tubes! These cheery bumble bees are easy to create using cardboard tubes and colorful cardstock.
Give your kids a fun bunny craft to make this Easter. They’ll be jumping for joy with these cute cardboard […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into an adorable walrus. Kids will love working with paint, pipe cleaners, yarn, and googly […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a rainbow rain stick. This simple craft is lots of fun for a rainy day, […]
Turn colored images into Easter egg napkin rings to dress up the holiday table. Can you guess what common recyclable […]