fun for kids: toilet paper roll art

My mum used to get us to collect yogurt pots, empty toilet rolls and cereal boxes to take to playgroup for junk modelling. I remember how much fun it was to craft exquisite sculptures and creations from items heading to the rubbish tip (this was pre-household recycling bins). I’ve been saving toilet paper rolls for a while thinking about what we could make from them when inspiration struck.

I’m sure you’ve seen all the toilet paper roll art around the internet; this is our toddler-version.

Toilet paper roll art, toddler style

Please excuse the mucky PJ top at 4pm. It was one of those days.Toilet paper roll art, toddler style

You can never have too much glue. Or pompoms.Toilet paper roll art, toddler style

Of course I had a go too; sit and craft alongside your toddler. It’s fun! We peeled the sticky glue off our fingers together. Toilet paper roll art, toddler style

This activity couldn’t be easier:

  1. cut up the empty rolls into several pieces
  2. apply liberal glue (very liberal if you’re a toddler)
  3. add pompoms if you like (and we like).

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