Turn an empty cardboard tube into a Dollar Bill Dispenser! A creative way to give the gift of money.
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 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.
Adorable sea creatures made from construction paper and cardboard tubes.
Entertain your kids with a simple but fun project! They’ll love playing with this easy-to-make toy bridge and tunnel.
Create a beautiful heart mobile to decorate for Valentine’s Day. It’s made from empty cardboard tubes!
Team up with a friend to make a cool Olympic Torch craft that shows the true spirit of the Olympics. […]
Fly a homemade flag during Kwanzaa to honor family, community, and the cultures of African people worldwide. It’s an easy […]
Transform an empty cardboard tube into Perry the Platypus Agent P. It’s easy and great for pretend play.
Turn a cardboard tube into a sleeping fox. This simple craft is inexpensive and easy to do.
Turn an empty cardboard tube and tissue paper into a cute apple tree. This easy craft is perfect for fall.
Use cardboard tubes, posterboard, and other basic craft supplies to create an awesome medieval chandelier. It makes a great decoration […]
Reinforce math concepts with this clever flower garden number line. Use it for counting, even/odd, addition and subtraction, and more!
Make an adorable puppy using empty cardboard tubes. The detailed, step-by-step photos make it easy!
Create a pelican using paper plates and cardboard tubes. This easy project is fun to pair with a study of […]
This cute monster-themed gift box is made from a cardboard tube. It is just the right size for holding small […]
Turn a wooden crate and cardboard tubes into a fabulous parking garage for Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars. Not only […]
I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love Ewoks, so these adorable little guys will be a hit with the whole […]
Create this mini version of koinobori, Japanese flying carp. Display them on Children’s Day or any time.
Turn cardboard tubes into Mr. Pirate and Mr. Parrot. This fun activity is inexpensive and stretches kids’ creativity!
Turn empty cardboard tubes and some sand into a fun sand castle. There’s so much room for creativity with this […]
Get the kids excited for the new Spiderman movie with this adorable Cardboard Tube Spiderman. It’s easy and inexpensive.
Turn cardboard tubes into friendly aliens. Let your creativity go wild with this project!
Turn a paper plate and a cardboard tube into a Statue of Liberty crown and torch. This craft is perfect […]
Celebrate the changing of the seasons with a set of four cardboard tube trees. They look so pretty on display […]
Help kids learn about the changing of the seasons with this clever four-season tree craft. It’s easy to do, using […]
Turn a cardboard tube into Wonder Woman! This cute superhero craft is a fun way to honor all the Wonder […]
Make a cardboard tube Cat in the Hat craft to go along with Dr Seuss’ beloved books. It’s easy to […]
Create a cute Easter Bunny egg holder using felt and a cardboard tube. Make one for each guest at the […]
These cardboard tube bunnies are so cute and fun! Tissue paper gives them their bright colors.
Turn a cardboard tube into a rainbow rain stick. This simple craft is lots of fun for a rainy day, […]
Welcome spring with this adorable ladybug craft. It’s made from a cardboard tube and a child’s handprints.
Create an adorable rainbow butterfly using your handprints. This craft is perfect for springtime!
Create a beautiful napkin ring in just minutes with items from your pantry. It all starts with an empty cardboard tube.
Use construction paper and cardboard tubes to make your own version of an explorer’s ship. This activity is a wonderful […]