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5 Things You Can Do With Toilet Paper Rolls

May 12, 2020

With the excess of empty toilet paper rolls now that everyone is at home in quarantine, why not make them into a fun craft?

Here are 5 ways you can transform your empty rolls into an arts and crafts project for your little ones.

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Toilet Paper Roll Stamps 

Create stamps out of empty toilet paper rolls by folding the rolls to create shapes. Then, allow your child to dip the DY stamps into some paint, and off they go to create their own masterpieces.

Click here to learn more.

TP Tube Tea Cups 

Do any of your children love tea parties? If so, empty toilet paper rolls are the perfect opportunity to make mini tea cups (pretend, of course!) for your child and all of their friends (or in the case of social distancing, stuffed animals.)

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Kiddie Blocks Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Turn empty toilet rolls into building blocks that will keep your younger kids entertained. Embellish the rolls with pretty paper and paint to create a cute long-lasting DIY toy that will spark imagination.

See the building blocks being used here.

Recycled Paper Seedling Planter

For anyone with a green thumb or those starting their own garden, use empty toilet paper rolls to create tiny seedling pots to start growing your plants. After the pot is made, fill it with soil, seeds, and watch your plant grow. Bonus: they’re biodegradable!

Get more tips here.

DIY Pencil Holder

With kids now learning from home, you may be looking for a spot to keep their writing utensils in their room, but look no further than an empty toilet paper roll. By closing off one end with more cardboard or tape decorating the rolls as you wish, you’ll have the perfect container for pens, pencils, crayons, and more.

Click here to get additional tips.

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