100 Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids

Last Updated on September 18, 2021 by April

100 Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Kids

You have probably thrown away many toilet paper rolls wondering what you can do with them. I know that I have! Every time I look at an empty toilet paper roll, I can’t help but feel a little guilty.

After some digging, I recently found out that there are tons of uses for toilet paper rolls that I would’ve never thought of. Cute crafts with toilet paper rolls are surprisingly easy and are a great way to keep your kids busy on a rainy day. So hold onto those empties and get ready to learn about some of the cutest crafts you will ever see!

To get the tutorial, simply click on the name of the craft above its photo.

Advent Calendar

toilet paper advent calendar

Advent calendars are a great way to keep yourself in the Christmas spirit all December long. Stay in theme with the season of giving by upcycling all those toilet paper rolls you have been saving up.


toilet paper airplane

Upgrade your paper planes by using empty toilet paper rolls instead. This red and blue airplane craft is super adorable and will keep kids busy for hours.

Baby Play Station

toilet paper roll baby play station

Keep your babies and toddlers busy with this easy to build baby play station.

Beaker from the Muppets

cardboard tube beaker craft

Remember Beaker? You’re going to love sharing this nostalgic with your children.


toilet paper bee craft

Bring your toilet papercrafts to life by adding some cute googly eyes.


toilet paper binoculars

Your kids will love playing make-believe with these little binoculars.

Birdhouse Ornaments

toilet paper birdhouse ornaments

These birdhouse feeders are a unique way to dress up your indoor garden for Easter.


butterfly toilet paper roll

Don’t have a ton of materials on hand? No worries! The only material you may need to go out and buy for this one is a bag of pipe cleaners.


toilet paper roll plants

Add some color to your home with these plant themed toilet paper rolls!


toilet paper castle

Here is a new way to build castles that your kid will love.


toilet paper roll cat

I love practical crafts like this one! Not only is it adorable, but you can also store crafting supplies in it.

Cat Treat Dispenser

paper roll cat treat dispenser

Get the family cat involved by making him or her a fun new treat-dispensing toy.


catterpillar necklace

If your kid loves wearing their crafts, he or she will surely love this hungry caterpillar necklace.


paper roll chicken

These cheerful chicken crafts are sure to put a smile on your kids’ faces.

Christmas Holly Wreath

paper roll christmas wreath

Let your children help you with the Christmas decorating. They will appreciate feeling like they contributed to the process!

Christmas Ornaments

paper roll christmas ornaments

These sparkling Christmas ornaments look surprisingly expensive!

Christmas Village

christmas village toilet paper roll crafts

Add to your Christmas village by crafting up some adorable carolers.

Confetti Poppers

paper roll confetti poppers

If you’re getting ready for the Fourth of July, these popper crafts are a great way to keep the kids busy.

Desk Organizer

paper roll desk organizer

Who said upcycled crafts have to look cheap? These rustic craft supplies holders really pull a room together.


toilet paper roll dinosaur crafts

Does your kid love dinosaurs? If not, they may change their minds after making these little paper roll DIYs!

Duct Tape Bracelets

paper roll bracelets

Let your kid express themselves by decorating some stylish paper bracelets.

Elmo and Cookie Monster

elmo cookie monster toilet paper roll

Who doesn’t love Sesame Street? This is a great way to introduce your children to some of your favorite childhood TV shows.

Fairy Houses

paper roll fairy houses crafts

Fairy gardens are very in right now, and this is an affordable way to get into the trend.

Faux Candles

fake halloween candles toilet paper roll craft

Decorating for Halloween on a budget is really easy with these fake candles.

Fire Breathing Dragon

paper roll dragon craft

This dragon paper roll craft is the coolest! When you blow into the top, it makes the paper flames flare out. It truly is a fire breathing dragon!

Fire Starters

toilet paper roll fire starter

These practical fire starter crafts will help you get the heat you need right when you want it.


fish toilet paper roll craft

Want fish without the hassle of having to feed them? These colorful sea creatures will help you get your fill.

Fishing Pole

fishing pole craft

Made the fish and want to do a little fishing role play? This should do the job.

Flower Bouquet

paper roll flowers diy

Create some seriously beautiful home decor with these paper flowers.

Flower Print with Petals

flower painting brush toilet paper roll craft

Need a little help painting the perfect flowers? This toilet paper craft will allow you to make spot-on flower paintings every time.


frankenstein coin wrapper favors

Give your guests the most adorable coin wrapper party favor they’ve ever seen.


frog toilet paper roll crafts

Decorate your kid’s room with some cute frogs!


paper roll ghost

This easy toilet paper roll craft idea is great for very young children who are getting started with crafting.

Gift Packages

paper roll gift packages

Here is a clever way to wrap your gifts.

Googly Eye People

paper roll people

Toddlers will love making their own people crafts.

Groundhog Day

groundhog hog day paper roll kids activity

Getting ready for Groundhog Day? Here is the best way to start the festivities.

Hanging Bats

hanging bats paper roll craft

Hang a few of these cute bat crafts to decorate for Halloween.

Hot Air Balloon

hot air balloon toilet paper roll

These beautiful air balloons definitely won’t disappoint or fly away from you!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

grinch toilet paper roll

Christmas doesn’t seem complete without the Grinch!

Jumping Bugs

jumping jack bugs diy

Kids who love bugs will get a kick out of this one.


kazoo craft

This science project for kids will help them learn about how sounds work.


lady bug toilet paper craft

Your girls will adore these lovely ladybug crafts.


leprechaun toilet paper roll

Teach your kids all about St. Patrick’s Day as they make these leprechaun crafts.

Letter and  Paper Holder

letter and paper holder craft

Your kid will feel so much pride after helping you file your important cards!

Little Red Riding Hood

little red riding hood toilet paper roll craft

Every kid will read Little Red Riding Hood at some point in their school career. Help them get into reading by making these fun little crafts with them.


lorax toilet paper roll

Lorax fans will surely love these!

Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast

beauty and the beast craft

Beauty and the Beast had to be one of my favorite Disney movies growing up. Share one of the Disney classics with your kids by showing them this craft.


maracas diy

Have a musical kid? They’re sure to shake the heck out of these.

Marble Run with Cardboard Tubes

marble run rolls

These runners can be placed on your wall for a fun-filled kids’ activity! Simply run some cars or balls down them.

Marker Scribblers

toilet paper scribblers craft

Your kid will enjoy making plenty of art with their newly crafted tool!


toilet paper mice

Minecraft Creeper


Mini Crowns

mini crown craft



Mirror Frame

diy mirror frame


toilet paper roll monsters



Napkin Rings

toilet paper craft - burlap utensil rings


nina paper roll craft


toilet paper roll octopus craft

Olaf from Frozen

olaf frozen snowman craft


owl paper roll craft

Painting Fireworks

new years crafts - kids fireworks painting


diy parakeets toilet paper roll craft

Peanut Butter Bird Feeder

peanut butter bird feeder


paper roll penguin

Phone Holder

Piñata for Halloween

mini mummy pinata

Pirate and Parrot

pirate toilet paper craft


pumpkin toilet paper roll


cardboard tube bunny rabbit craft

Race Car

race car craft


toilet paper reindeer


robot craft


toilet paper rocket

Seed Starters

paper seedling pot diy

Shape Stamps

paper roll shape stamps



Smart Phone Holder

toilet paper phone holder

Snake for Knitting

cardboard roll snake knitting craft


paper roll snakes


snowflake paper roll craft


paper roll snowmen

Space Shuttle

space shuttle paper roll craft

Spring Wreath

toilet paper roll wreath

Star Wars Characters

star wars craft

String lights

string lights craft


toilet paper swans


paper roll tea cups

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Ornaments

teenage mutant ninja turtles craft

The Seven Dwarves

disney snow white craft

Toy Garage

paper roll garage




tp roll trolls

Tube Lion

tp lions







Where the Wild Things Are

where the wild things are craft

Yarn Monsters


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