Cupcake liners are good for so much more than cupcakes! Use them and empty cardboard tubes to make these adorable […]
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!
Here’s a fun fall craft to celebrate the harvest with your kids. Great for a fall party or just for […]
How fun! Take a cardboard tube rolled in painted bubble wrap, add some construction paper and you have a fun […]
Turn cardboard tubes into bats to decorate for Halloween. Not only are they fun, but they’re really inexpensive and take […]
Easy enough for even the little ones to help with, these trees are simple to make using cardboard tubes and […]
This cardboard tube scarecrow is a fun craft for fall, but it also doubles as a Wizard of Oz craft. […]
Happy…sad…mad… these cardboard tube dolls are perfect for teaching emotions to young children. The ability to change faces on these […]
Cardboard Tube Crow As fall approaches we always seem to think about scarecrows–but what about the crows themselves? This cute […]
These cute snakes couldn’t be easier! Paint, cut and decorate your way to a fun and colorful snake, perfect for […]
Learn how to turn an empty cardboard tube into Dorothy Gale from the Wizard of Oz. There are instructions to […]
These sweet little owls are fun to make for fall or anytime. Pair them with your favorite picture books about […]
Create fairytales by using cardboard tubes and boxes to make castles. Encourage the kids to use their imaginations to design […]
Make the Vikings come alive by recreating a longship for your kids to play in! Made from recycled cardboard and […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes, egg cartons and other recyclables into an adorable alligator. Fill him with daily affirmations to build […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into a sea of colorful fish. Decorate them however you’d like – there’s tons of room […]
We’ve turned paper plates and cardboard tubes into a fun family ring toss game. Older kids can cut out the […]
Camping season is here! Make these adorable mini campfires as a camp crafts, for a camping-themed party, or for a […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes and a box into a handy marker caddy! Decorate with construction paper, stickers, markers, tape, paint, […]
This cute little turtle is made using cardboard tubes, paper mache, fabric and Mod Podge. It’s a fun project for […]
Celebrate the 4th of July while waving the Statue of Liberty’s torch. Made with simple recycled materials, the flame really […]
Turn an empty milk carton, egg carton, straws and other recyclables into a cool pirate ship. A perfect craft for […]
Don’t recycle those empty milk jugs and toilet paper rolls just yet… use them to make this adorable piggy bank! […]
Recycle cardboard tubes, turning them into pretty patriotic wreaths for Memorial Day. Hang one on the front door or in […]
Instead of tossing your empty cereal box in the recycle bin, save it to make this fun robot kid craft! […]
Transform a box and some cardboard tubes into an awesome ball maze! This is a great activity for predictions (will […]
It’s that lovable mad scientist assistant, Beaker! What Muppet fan doesn’t have a soft spot for this cute little guy?
Wave your team to victory with these team pennants. A frugal craft made from cardboard tubes and construction paper, the […]
Make your very own kaleidoscope using a recycled cardboard tube, construction paper, see through beads and a few other materials.
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a realistic honey bee. Did you know that 12 of the United States have […]
A fun family game made from recycled materials. The kids will get a kick out of knocking down bowling pins […]
Turn cardboard tubes and glitter into sparkly fish, then hang them as a mobile. It’s a wonderful project for Sunday […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a firefly! This fun project is a neat way to learn more about this very […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a Dollar Bill Dispenser! A creative way to give the gift of money.
Create your own crafty version of a beautiful California redwood forest. This is a wonderful way to learn about nature […]
Turn recycled cardboard tubes into these adorable maracas, perfect for Cinco de Mayo! They are fun, easy, and inexpensive with […]
Made from a few recycled items from around the house, these dutiful dozers will be ready to hit the road […]
Cardboard tubes and colorful paper come together to make these pretty springtime butterflies. Hang them from the ceiling or sit […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a lion using a clever technique. It’s easy to do and costs practically nothing.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into Chewbacca, Princess Leia, and R2D2. They’re fun to make and great to for acting out […]
This fun craft starts as empty cardboard tubes and ends up as a colorful bouquet of flowers! It’s a great […]
Toddlers and preschoolers will have fun flipping through this homemade color book. Made from cardboard tubes and printed paper, these […]
This Cardboard Tube Jellyfish couldn’t be cuter! It’s a great craft to teach your kids about recycling and lots of […]
Turn empty toilet paper rolls into a fun, safe, kid-friendly version of Angry Birds that you can play indoors or […]
Turn eggshells into planters representing the whole family. What a great project to do together in the spring or any […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into an adorable rain cloud! This fun project is wonderful for spring or to accompany […]
Create adorable egg cups to display your dyed eggs on the Easter table. Can you guess the common items used […]
Turn colored images into Easter egg napkin rings to dress up the holiday table. Can you guess what common recyclable […]
Your kids will definitely look like rocket scientists when their friends check out their cool cardboard tube spaceships! They’re great […]
Dive in and make this adorable sea creature! Recycle cardboard tubes to make this friendly octopus.
Another great recycling project that uses cardboard tubes, paint and tissue paper. Use the fire breathing dragons to celebrate Chinese […]
Recycle cardboard tubes into cops & robbers or a whole pirate family! Youngsters will have hours of fun playing with […]
These cute little snakes are made from cardboard tubes. Be realistic or creative with the colors and patterns you choose!
Create a colorful and functional organizer to keep your pens, markers and pencils close at hand. It’s easy to do […]
Follow the simple steps to make a yarn-wrapped heart using an empty cardboard tube. It’s easy to do and is […]
Make this adorable giraffe out of cardboard tubes and yarn! Kids will love it.
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into adorable butterflies for spring! Depending on what you attach to the back, these make wonderful […]
This adorable dog is made from a recycled tissue box, some cardboard tubes and scrapbook paper. You could use construction […]
Convert your cardboard rolls into a dog puppet. A fun craft for a lazy afternoon. A great rainy day activity […]
This pretend play camera is loads of fun for young kids. It’s made with common materials you’ll find around the […]
This cute puppy is made from a recycled cardboard tube. Paper towel or toilet tubes are perfect for this project.