Cardboard Roll Craft: Ice Cream Shop

My kids often make up their own craft, usually as a prop for play (with no input from me).  I thought was a fabulous idea! Make an ice cream shop with toilet rolls and scrunched coloured paper. As easy as that.

Ice Cream Shop - Use toilet rolls and coloured paper

Paper Candle

Christmas Craft: paper candle toilet roll

This is another awesome craft inspired by my daughter’s prep class.


CD Disc

Craft Glue


Toilet roll

Red paper

Yellow cellophane

Stickers, sequence to decorate


christmas craft -- how to make a paper candle toilet roll

1. Make a cut down the side of the toilet roll.

2. Roll the roll together to achieve the desired width of the candle. Leave a space on the inside for the flame. Tape to hold together.

3. Cut a piece of red paper to size and wrap around the rolled toilet roll.

4. Glue the rolled toilet roll on the the disc (shiny side up)

5. Glue on a piece of tinsel on the disc around the base of the candle.

6. Decoration with stickers, gems or drawing (optional)

7. Cut a small section of yellow, gold or red cellophane.

8. Fold into shape and glue into the inside of the candle.

Use for

  • Craft
  • Carols by Candlelight
  • Table decoration
  • School plays
  • Concert props

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