Toilet paper rolls: We all have them. We’re constantly getting more of them.
You might as well put them to good use, right?
Here are 12 fun and easy toilet paper roll crafts that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, either at home or in the classroom.
Some of them are as simple as printing, cutting out, and gluing on templates — easy peasy! Others involve things like coloring, painting, or gluing on googly eyes, construction paper, or pipe cleaners. Either way, these are all fun projects that a perfect for a rainy day.
By the way, some people are grossed out by using empty toilet paper rolls for crafts, and in fact some preschools don’t even allow it, for sanitary reasons.
If for whatever reason you don’t want to use a bona fide TP roll, then you can buy these cardboard rolls for making any of the these projects.
This is the only craft in this post that is horizontal, not vertical -- and it's also the only one made from a paper towel roll, as opposed to a toilet paper roll.Pinking shears are used to make the alligator's teeth.