Turn empty cardboard tubes into a sea of colorful fish. Decorate them however you’d like – there’s tons of room […]
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!
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 […]
This chicken is made from pipe cleaners and a recycled cardboard tube. It’s so cute, and perfect for a farm-themed […]
Discover how easy it is to make a colorful butterfly using household recyclables.
Turn an empty cardboard tube into an adorable rain cloud! This fun project is wonderful for spring or to accompany […]
Make the little girl in your life feel just like a princess with this adorable cardboard tube crown. It’s fun […]
Make an adorable puppy using empty cardboard tubes. The detailed, step-by-step photos make it easy!
These cardboard tube bunnies are so cute and fun! Tissue paper gives them their bright colors.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss with this fun Cat in the Hat treat holder made from a recycled cardboard tube. Fill it […]
Make your own NFL referee from a cardboard tube. Include the removable mask, or leave it off for the non-pandemic […]
Make sparkly cuff bracelets to wear on Valentine’s Day gift. They are a fun, affordable and super easy project.
This adorable mouse is such a fun craft for Valentine’s Day! It starts with a cardboard tube and heart stickers.
Use a cardboard tube to make a “tree-mendous” valentine that’s as cute as can be! Fill the trunk with treats […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into an adorable owl that is perfect for Valentine’s Day! This fun craft is easy […]
Make these charming heart robots with empty cardboard tubes. Kids will love this easy Valentine craft.
Turn a cardboard tube into a polar bear in just a few steps. International Polar Bear Day is February 27th, […]
Create a beautiful napkin ring in just minutes with items from your pantry. It all starts with an empty cardboard tube.
This cardboard tube Santa is a really fun way to give the gift of money. Expect a double-take when the […]
Cardboard tubes make it fun to create beautiful fireworks paintings! It’s fun for patriotic celebrations, New Year’s Eve and more.
These fun Christmas tree decorations are so cute, but what makes them special is that they’re made from handprints! What […]
Keep the kids entertained with Pom Pom Hockey. It is a simple activity, made with items you probably already have […]
Learn how to make an adorable moose that stands on its own. It starts with a cardboard tube and construction […]
Decorate for winter with these simple faux birch logs made with cardboard tubes. It really couldn’t be easier!
Turn empty cardboard tubes into the cutest little gift boxes. With some tissue paper and ribbon, these cardboard tubes are […]
Looking for a fun way to give the gift of money? These cute Candy Coins are so easy to make […]
Just print, color, cut and assemble your own Advent Wreath. Then “light” a candle each week as you prepare for […]
Love Dr. Seuss’ classic story, How The Grinch Stole Christmas? Create your very own Grinch with an empty cardboard tube.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into beautiful star-shaped ornaments to hang on the Christmas tree. These ornaments are super simple to […]
Learn how to make everybody’s favorite game show host, Guy Smiley! This beloved Sesame Street character starts with a cardboard […]
Upcycle toilet paper rolls into this super simple advent calendar for your children! It’s a great way to hide little […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus, and a merry elf. These easy and inexpensive projects […]
These cute Thanksgiving napkin rings are made to look like the outfits that pilgrims wore. They make a beautiful addition […]
Pull out the cardboard tubes and construction paper to make these adorable spooky eyeball bracelets for Halloween! These easy-to-make Halloween […]
Create fairytales by using cardboard tubes and boxes to make castles. Encourage the kids to use their imaginations to design […]
If your kids like to play with pretend food, this craft is for you! It’s easy to make play food […]
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into a colorful family of ghoulish monsters! This creative craft is fun anytime, but especially fun […]
Raid the recycling bin for cardboard tubes to create these adorable mummies. They’re a fun and easy project for Halloween.
Have a hoot of a good time turning cardboard tubes into wise owls. Paint and fabric scraps add lots of […]
Celebrate harvest time with this fun fall craft. This corn on the cob pencil holder looks adorable holding pencils on […]
This cardboard tube scarecrow is a fun craft for fall, but it also doubles as a Wizard of Oz craft. […]
This cute little guy is made from cardboard tubes and a few other recycled items that can be found around […]
Use construction paper and cardboard tubes to make your own version of an explorer’s ship. This activity is a wonderful […]
This cute little turtle is made using cardboard tubes, paper mache, fabric and Mod Podge. It’s a fun project for […]
Don’t throw away those empty cardboard tubes! Turn them into homemade bird feeders. It’s simple to do and is a […]
This cute monster-themed gift box is made from a cardboard tube. It is just the right size for holding small […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into air fresheners that can be used in any room of the house. This simple project […]
This cute scarecrow is made from recycled materials. It’s a great project for fall and has so much room for […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a sleeping fox in just a few steps. This simple construction paper craft is inexpensive […]
Let your creativity go wild using paint and pom poms to transform cardboard tubes into whimsical monsters. Line these guys […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a Dollar Bill Dispenser! It’s a creative and thoughtful way to give the gift […]
Gather up a few recycled items from around the house to make your own bulldozer. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions […]
Make your very own kaleidoscope using a recycled cardboard tube, construction paper, see through beads and a few other materials. […]
Turn cardboard mailing tubes into rockets that are perfect for pretend play. This project requires adult help.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into cute and colorful butterflies. They’re easy to do and a fun recycling project for kids.
Superhero fans will love making this fabulous Cardboard Tube Spiderman. It’s easy and inexpensive.
Turn a cardboard tube into a firefly! This fun project is a neat way to learn more about this very […]