Make these charming heart robots with empty cardboard tubes. Kids will love this easy Valentine craft.
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!
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 felt and empty cardboard tubes into cute napkin rings that look like Santa’s belly. They’re perfect for Christmas dinner.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus, and a merry elf. These easy and inexpensive projects […]
Turn yarn and a cardboard tube into a whimsical Santa ornament. It’s inexpensive to make and looks great hanging from […]
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 […]
Turn a cardboard tube into a jumping shark. This easy craft can be made as friendly or scary as you […]
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 […]
Turn a cardboard tube and construction paper into a cool totem pole, inspired by the totem poles of Alaska. For […]
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 […]
This adorable mariachi is a miniature piñata in disguise. It all starts with a cardboard tube.
Use the printables to make these cute unicorn, cloud and leprechaun cardboard tube craft for St. Patrick’s Day. It couldn’t be easier!
Use craft sticks and toilet paper rolls and any sort of material you have on hand to make your own texture […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into cute and colorful bunnies. It’s easy to do and fun for spring.
Turn empty toilet paper rolls into festive leprechaun hats. It’s an easy recycling project for kids.
It’s hard to believe these tiny hats start with empty toilet paper tubes! They’re so easy to make and are […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into an adorable owl that is perfect for Valentine’s Day! This fun craft is easy […]
Make a cardboard TV out of a snack box. It’s a great way to show off kids’ art and unplug […]
Decorate with these simple faux birch logs. It really couldn’t be easier!
These cute Christmas paper tube characters are lots of fun for pretend play. The printable makes it so easy!
This adorable invitation is great fun for a Disney-themed party. Change out the mouse ears for Christmas ornaments or other […]
Just print, color, cut and assemble your own Advent Wreath. Then “light” a candle each week as you prepare for […]
There are so many uses for a cardboard tube. Try making a convenient hanging pencil holder!
Pull out the cardboard tubes and construction paper to make these adorable spooky eyeball bracelets for Halloween! These easy-to-make Halloween […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into fun Halloween-themed creations, like a spider, cat, jack-o-lantern or bat. This easy, mess-free activity lets […]
Help your toddler turn an empty cardboard tube into a cool watch. This easy craft is great for pretend play […]
Learn to tell time with this cute cardboard tube craft. Kids will love wearing their homemade watch.
Make this cool set of tunnels on the wall, and your kids will love sending toy cars and balls through […]
Make a fun and easy rocket ship using a cardboard tube. These colorful rockets are great for imaginary play or for […]
Wrap twine or yarn around shipping tubes or other cylinders to make cool containers to hold art materials or office […]
Create simple bracelets with toilet paper tubes. PThis easy craft is lots of fun for toddlers and preschoolers.
Here’s a simple project for Earth Day or any time of year. Turn empty toilet paper rolls into air fresheners […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a cute goat! It’s a fun craft for Chinese New Year, a study of […]
This pen holder couldn’t be easier to make. All you need are popsicle sticks and an empty cardboard tube.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into fun party crowns! Great for a princess-themed party, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or everyday dress-up.
Use empty cardboard tubes to create hilarious Christmas mug shots. Imagine all the ways in which Christmas characters might cause some […]
Decorate empty cardboard tubes to hold a tasty treats for friends, neighbors, or teachers. It is so easy, inexpensive, and fun.
Love Dr. Seuss’ classic story, How The Grinch Stole Christmas? Create your very own Grinch with an empty cardboard tube.
Make a cute little scratching post to go along with a favorite toy cat. It’s easy to do!
Only a few supplies are needed to make these cute little gnomes with the kids. They’re fun for Christmas or […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into a sea of fish. This fun project is easy enough for the youngest of crafters.
Have the kids make these adorable Pilgrim and Native American Thanksgiving napkin rings. This is a great project to keep them […]
Let Batman and Superman battle it out over a game of checkers made from woven construction paper. May the best […]
These cute Thanksgiving napkin rings are made to look like the outfits that pilgrims wore. They make a beautiful addition […]
Make this fun Superman craft using a cardboard tube and construction paper! Free pattern included.
Calling all superhero fans! These super easy and inexpensive wrist cuffs come with a printable logo.
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into a colorful family of ghoulish monsters! Fun anytime, but great for Halloween!
Make a stuffed felt football and goalposts from cardboard tubes. Then use them to play a really fun backyard throwing […]
Turn empty paper towel rolls into patriotic firecrackers that hold Twizzlers. A great craft for the 4th of July or […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a comfy home for a cute squirrel. Fun for pretend play!
Turn empty cardboard tubes into cute bunnies! A fun recycling project that costs nothing to make.
A fun craft for toddlers, preschoolers, and even older kids! We all have empty toilet paper rolls around. This tutorial […]