Cardboard Roll Printable Set: Pirates!

Toilet Roll Printable Pirate

My children often create cardboard roll (toilet roll) characters.  It’s creative, simple, relatively mess-free and fun. Below are some of my children’s previous creations. I thought it would be fun to create a series of themed printables each month to make this an achievable (for mums) and fun (for kids) craft. First up, we have […]

Cardboard Roller Coaster

Cardboard Roller Coaster

It’s one of those things you can whip up, the kids can play with it for a few days until it’s broken apart, and then you recycle it all.  Materials Cardboard/toilet rolls – make as long or as short as desired Tape (sturdy packing tape works best) Small balls Large box (or you can just run […]

Cardboard Roll Craft: Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream Shop - Use toilet rolls and coloured paper

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.

Paper Candle

Christmas Craft: paper candle toilet roll

This is another awesome craft inspired by my daughter’s prep class. Materials CD Disc Craft Glue Tinsel Toilet roll Red paper Yellow cellophane Stickers, sequence to decorate  Instructions 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 […]