Recycle some cardboard tubes into an adorable school of colorful jeweled fish! Lots of room for creativity!
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!
It’s hard to resist the appeal of putt-ering around the yard on a beautiful day. All it takes to get […]
Turn empty boxes, spools and tubes into adorable toy cameras! A fun gift box for photography enthusiasts or a great […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes into cute bunnies! A fun recycling project that costs nothing to make.
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into a bright and colorful bouquet of polka dot tulips!
A fun craft for toddlers, preschoolers, and even older kids! We all have empty toilet paper rolls around. This tutorial […]
Give your kids a fun bunny craft to make this Easter. They’ll be jumping for joy with these cute toilet […]
This adorable craft is perfect for spring and can be completed in less than 15 minutes! These make great finger […]
An adorable craft that takes almost no time at all. Great for a puppet show!
Discover how easy it is to make a colorful butterfly using household recyclables.
We made a St. Patrick’s Day craft from toilet paper rolls. And it actually moves.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. Follow the directions to make three […]
Make a pretty rainbow mobile by coiling painted cardboard tubes, perfect for spring! This colorful craft is great for St. […]
Turn empty toilet paper tubes into adorable leprechauns, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day fun! Follow the directions exactly or use […]
These fish are really simple to make and your little ones will have hours of fun playing with them when […]
Make these Bead and Pipe Cleaner Bracelets for dress up fun or as a Mardi Gras accessory.
Transform an empty cardboard tube into the beloved Horton, from Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who. A great project to […]
Learn how to make these cute love birds from cardboard tubes and glitter. Tutorial includes step-by-step instructions.
Learn how to make these cute fish. Free bowl pattern and coloring page included.
Celebrate Seuss with this fun Cat in the Hat treat holder made from a recycled toilet paper roll!
Making felt roses is not as hard as you might think. In fact, they are pretty easy for elementary age […]
International Polar Bear Day is February 27th, so this is the perfect time to craft with your kids and teach […]
Recycle some cardboard tube by making these adorable penguins. Perfect for a zoo unit or just for talking about winter!
This 5-minute craft makes for a beautiful way to give Valentine’s Day gifts or for other occasions as well. Super […]
Learn how to make your own groundhog — complete with shadow and burrow!
Turn ordinary cardboard tubes into these pretty dangling hearts to decorate your entryway or dress up a corner of the […]
These simple party crackers are easy enough for preschoolers to make. Fill with goodies to share with your friends!
Turn an ice cream cone pinata into a space ship at warp speed. Great for a birthday party.
Turn cardboard mailing tubes into rockets that are perfect for pretend play. This project requires adult help.
Celebrate winter and nature’s beauty by creating this fun and bright cardinal from a cardboard tube!
Recycle cardboard tubes into a fun coiled candy cane decorations that the kids will love making!
Make a fun Winter craft with these warm and cozy Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen.
How does a craft that costs nothing to make sound? Save those empty cardboard tubes and turn them into beautiful […]
Make a festive ornament from a painted cardboard tube. Great for hanging from the ceiling as well!
Made from cardboard tubes, this quaint little village is only limited by your imagination!
These cute pillow boxes are made with cardboard tubes from toilet paper rolls. These would be perfect for earrings, bracelets […]
Dress up plain kraft pillow boxes as colorful owls. A great way to wrap a small gift.
Make cutlery holders for the kid’s table for Thanksgiving using cardboard tubes!
Turn paper plates and a cardboard tube into a free-standing Christmas tree! A fun project for kids of all ages.
Empty cardboard tubes make wonderful napkin rings. After decorating them, customize them with a Scrabble tile of each person’s initial.
Make these cute and very easy spider stick puppets from cardboard tubes and felt. When you are done, use them […]
Accessorize your Thanksgiving table with adorable bottle cap turkey napkin rings. Make them in advance for all the guests or […]
Turn a paper plate and an empty cardboard tube into a cute paper plate pumpkin. There are two versions of […]
Cupcake liners are good for so much more than cupcakes! Use them and empty cardboard tubes to make these adorable […]
Cute and colorful ghouls made from painted cardboard tubes! A fun Halloween project for the kids.
This is a great craft to make with a group of kids! Just air pop the popcorn (They’re less likely […]
Your little superhero with love accessorizing with these awesome cuffs. They’re easy to make and a fun recycling project since […]
Turn a cardboard tube, walnut and acorn cap into these cute squirrels. A perfect recycling craft for fall that the […]
Dress up your homework station with this easy to make cardboard tube desk caddy. A great way to recycle empty […]
Use cardboard tubes and either real or fake leaves to create these fun to play with finger puppets for fall.
Turn empty cardboard tubes into adorable owl napkin rings. They’re easy and inexpensive to make and add such a cute […]
It only takes a few supplies to make your own sidewalk chalk. Blend colors to customize your chalk collection. Fun […]
Paper, glitter glue and a cardboard tube are what you’ll need to make this fun and wearable bracelet for the […]
Make your very own patriotic parade stick from red, white and blue Duck Tape and the cardboard tube from a […]
Make a fun picnic utensil holder for Memoriial Day, 4th of July or anytime you are feeling patriotic. A fun […]
Turn common household recyclables into hobby horse that’s perfect for indoor play. Add a paper bag vest and your little […]
Fill empty cardboard tubes with Dad’s favorite candy, then decorate them with construction paper, aluminum foil, pipe cleaners and stickers. […]
Recycle cardboard tubes into this lovely piece of wall art, ideal for a living area or a teen’s room! Older […]
These adorable sheep are made from recycled toilet paper rolls, though a paper towel roll cut in half would do […]
These adorable little springtime birds are made from construction paper and cardboard tubes! A fun and colorful craft the kids […]