Recycle cardboard tubes, turning them into pretty patriotic wreaths for Memorial Day. Hang one on the front door or in […]
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!
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 […]
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 recycled cardboard tubes into these adorable maracas, perfect for Cinco de Mayo! They are fun, easy, and inexpensive with […]
Cardboard tubes and colorful paper come together to make these pretty springtime butterflies. Hang them from the ceiling or sit […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This adorable dog is made from a recycled tissue box, some cardboard tubes and scrapbook paper. You could use construction […]
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.
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 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 […]
Create this mini version of koinobori, Japanese flying carp. Display them on Children’s Day or any time.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Make sparkly cuff bracelets to wear on Valentine’s Day gift. They are a fun, affordable and super easy project.
Make the little girl in your life feel just like a princess with this adorable cardboard tube crown. It’s fun […]
Turn a shoebox, cardboard tubes and other supplies into an awesome pinto pony. Use the box to hold art supplies […]
Make these charming heart robots with empty cardboard tubes. Kids will love this easy Valentine craft.
Make a cute alligator from an empty paper towel tube. It’s perfect for Letter A Week, talking about the rainforest […]
Learn how to make cool phone holders using cardboard tubes. Decorate them with patterned paper, a pretty napkin or even […]
This adorable mouse is such a fun craft for Valentine’s Day! It starts with a cardboard tube and heart stickers.
Cardboard tubes make it fun to create beautiful fireworks paintings! It’s fun for patriotic celebrations, New Year’s Eve and more.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus, and a merry elf. These easy and inexpensive projects […]
Give an interactive, edible gift that’s sure to get any candy lover in the spirit of Christmas! This gift is […]
This cute craft project is fun to make and only requires a few inexpensive supplies. The kids will love making […]
Turn a box and empty cardboard tubes into a colorful desk organizer. It’s easy to do and a great way […]
These Fine Motor Spiders are a great way to have some fun while developing your little one’s fine motor skills, […]
The same cardboard tube can be a dog or a bear. It’s just a matter of switching out the ears!
This is a fast and fun fall craft that is suitable for young kids to do with help or for older kids […]
An Olympics-themed party is fun any time, but is especially great during an Olympic year. These note cards can be […]
These Cinco de Mayo Dancing Girls Mini Piñatas start as empty cardboard tubes. And since they’re piñatas, there’s candy hidden […]