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28 Christmas Crafts Made From Toilet Paper Rolls

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Have you tried making any of the toilet paper roll crafts yet? I laugh every time I think of the lowly toilet paper cardboard tube becoming a popular craft supply— but there are tons of darling ideas using them! Put any prejudice behind you…and check out these great ideas for Christmas toilet paper roll crafts that boys (and girls!) will love.  

Christmas Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

 


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I promise they will have fun crafting the Cardboard Tube Frozen Olaf, Santa, Snow Owl Christmas Ornaments, Reindeer, and Christmas tree. Mice, 3 Kings, regular Elves and Three-eyed Alien Elves crafts are great make and take favors for a kids’ Christmas party. The Model Christmas Town Craft, Toilet Roll Carolers, Easy Ornaments, and a Nativity Set are great Christmas decoration ideas the boys can make themselves, with just a little help from you. There are even ideas for Christmas Angels, Toilet Paper Roll “Christmas Lights”, Children, and Snowmen. The Honeycomb Wreath or the Flower Petal Wreath would make a great front door welcome and the Yule Log Favor Boxes would be wonderful remembrances even for adults.

Cardboard Tube Olaf Craft

1. Cardboard Tube Olaf Craft from Frozen :: Crafts by Amanda
Kids will love crafting up a snowman who won’t melt! And with only a few supplies needed (toilet paper tube, twigs for arms and hair, and a few basic tools like a glue stick), Olaf will make a welcome addition to your Christmas decorations.
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Santa
2. Toilet Paper Roll Santa :: Krokotak
Add Santa to your Christmas tree with this easy to make toilet paper roll Santa ornament! Red and white paper, a permanent black marker, scissors, a glue stick, a piece of twine and a handful of steps later and a whole lot of jolly will result!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Snow Owl
3. Snow Owl Christmas Ornaments :: Hometalk, Submitted by Pam’s Party and Practical Tips 
Craft up some glittering snow owl Christmas ornaments using items you probably mostly already have on hand. “Whooo” knew some scrap pieces of paper and a little white paint could create such an adorable little creature for your tree?
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Reindeer
4. Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer :: Good Ideas for You, Shared from Decoideas 
If you’ve always wanted your own reindeer, now you can craft them from leftover toilet paper rolls! This craft is so easy and requires very few supplies—just pencil on the reindeer pattern for cutting out with scissors and use markers to add a few details, like Rudolph’s red nose!

5. Christmas Tree :: Ei D’Educacio Infantil 
Christmas tree toilet paper roll decorations can be made in a just a few easy steps! This project is easy enough for even young children. Green paint and glitter are applied and just a simple scissor cut. Top off with a paper star! Toilet paper rolls never looked so cute!

6. Santa’s Elf Toilet Paper Roll Craft :: Crafty Morning 
Kids can grab some tape and construction paper and craft up Santa’s elf helper in minutes! They will love the removable hat!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Carolers
7. Model Christmas Town Craft :: Nurture Store 
Let your children make a winter town out of toilet paper rolls that they’ll love playing with all Christmas season long! Cupcake wrappers, toilet paper tubes and a few simple embellishments like glitter can lead to some pretty awesome imaginative play.

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Singers
8. Toilet Roll Carolers :: Thinly Spread 
Crafting these toilet roll carolers is a great way to use up your stash of ribbon and paper scraps. Plus all of those matchless socks hanging out in your laundry room make for some pretty cute hats for these carolers.
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts 3 kings
9.  3 Kings :: Red Ted Art 
Have your kids craft up toilet paper roll wise men for this year’s retelling of the Christmas story. The best part about this craft is that you can use up leftover craft supplies like yarn, wool, paint and fabric!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Reindeer
10. Toilet Roll Reindeer :: Happy Hooligans, Inspired by Kiki Creates on Craft Snob 
These toilet roll reindeer ornaments might just be the cutest addition to your Christmas tree this year. Brown wall paper samples provide the base (but brown paper or brown paint would work just as well), while brown pipe cleaners make for some adorable antlers! A red nose and googly eyes take the cute look to the next level!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Mice
11. Paper Roll Mice :: Child Made 
This toilet paper roll mice craft may just be the cutest thing you’ve ever seen! Most of the effort is spent in cutting your toilet paper roll into ½” strips and then gluing the pieces back together in an unbelievable way!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Tree

12. Paper Christmas Tree :: Creatiful Kids
Toilet paper rolls are used as the tree stand in this simple paper Christmas tree craft perfect for kids of almost all ages. A simple accordion folded piece of green paper makes for an easy tree that can be decorated simply with stickers, paper and glitter.
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Angels
13. Christmas Angel Craft for Kids :: Nurture Store 
Simple, yet pretty, this Christmas Angel toilet roll craft will make everyone smile! Glittered details have that power!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Nativity
14. Toilet Roll Nativity Set :: Happy Hooligans
This toilet roll nativity set is amazing, but time consuming! Spread the crafting over several evenings and let your children enjoy the results for the weeks leading up to Christmas.
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts 3 Eyed Aliens
15. Three-eyed Alien Elves :: Disney Family
For the alien lovers, these toilet paper alien elves will be a joy to make! Three googly eyes make these cuties extra special!

16.Toilet Paper Roll “Christmas Lights” :: From Bonnie @ Revolutionaries via Crafting a Green World
Light up your Christmas tree in an eco-friendly way with this awesome toilet paper roll Christmas lights tutorial. No electricity required!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Advent
17. TP Roll Advent Calendar :: The Crafty Swedes 
Toilet paper rolls and printable Santa templates make this tip roll advent calendar quick and easy! You can even fill them with treats for each day!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Penguin
18. DIY Loo Roll Penguins :: Kat This Kat That
Scissors and paint are all you need to add a little black tie penguin to your holiday décor. Did you know you could make something so adorable from a toilet paper roll?

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Honey Comb Wreath

19. Honeycomb Wreath :: Country Living
Combining paper tubes of varying widths is what gives this honeycomb wreath its cool look! Plus, the additional of bells is pretty festive!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Wreath

 

20. Flower Petal Wreath :: Croissant and Lavender 
This flower petal wreath is the most genius use of toilet paper rolls and paint I’ve ever seen. Kids will love making something so impressive!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Advent house

21. DIY Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Calendar :: Morning Creativity 
Kids will go crazy for this DIY toilet paper roll Christmas calendar! Filled with treats that they can “punch” out as a countdown to Christmas, it is simple and easy to make.

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Star

22. Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids :: DIY Inspired, Inspired by All Things Paper 
Helping little ones make something impressive to add to the Christmas tree doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming! These easy DIY Christmas ornaments made from toilet paper rolls are perfect!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Elfs

23.Holiday Elves :: Kitchen Counter Chronicles
Pull out your felt scraps and a handful of toilet paper rolls to make a whole family of Christmas elves. They will be loved and played with all Christmas long.

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Yule Log

24. Yule Log Favor Boxes :: Martha Stewart 
This yule log is actually a gorgeous favor box that looks just like a birch log, thanks to a printable faux wood wrapper! Save those toilet paper rolls for a great party favor!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Snowman

25. Handprint Angel :: From Piece O’ Cake Blog, via Happy Home Fairy
Memorialize those cute little kiddie hands with this sweet handprint angel toilet paper roll craft. A quick trace of the hands and this angel gets his/her wings!
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Snowman
26. Toilet Roll Snowman :: Red Ted Art 
Felt buttons and lone socks pair to make these toilet roll snowman too cute for words. Make a bunch for a fun snowman bowling game!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts Carolers

27. Cardboard Tube Children & Snowmen :: Crafts by Amanda 
Toilet paper tubes are reincarnated as snowmen and children in this fun tutorial!

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts reindeer

28. How to Make a Paper Reindeer :: Education.com
Turn a toilet paper tube into an adorable reindeer that can be filled with small holiday trinkets and treats. Pompom noses, googly eyes, decorative tissue, chenille stem antlers and craft paper make the upcycle a breeze.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.