Published on April 13, 2020

You'll Be on a Roll with These Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts [Printables]

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You'll Be on a Roll with These Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Kids love toys, but even children can get bored with their favorites. (Let's be real—every parent dreads that inevitable "I'm bored!"). There are plenty of great things for kids to do at home, including things like STEM toys and arts and crafts, but if you're looking for some easy craft ideas that your kids can make with items from around the house, check out these creative toilet paper tube puppets! This simple project only requires toilet paper tubes, printer paper, and your child's imagination. Of course, they can grab their art supplies for more embellishments, like glitter, googly eyes and pipe cleaners. Keep reading to see which characters your kids might like to make!

You can download the free printable toilet paper roll craft templates at the bottom of this article!

Spider-Man Craft

Spider-Man Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Does everything a Spider-Tube can!


Minion Craft

Minion Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Tulaliloo ti amo—we love you!


Olaf Craft

Olaf Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Olaf gives all the warm hugs.


Chase Craft

Chase Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Chase is on the case!


Skye Craft

Skye Toilet Paper Roll Craft

This pup's gotta fly!


Owlette Craft

Owlette Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Fluttering feathers!


Catboy Craft

Catboy Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Super cat speed!


Batman Craft

Batman Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Tube Batman is very wise, has huge pecs and a nine-pack. Yeah, an extra ab.


Toilet Paper Roll Printables

Toilet Paper Roll Printables

Click to open the toilet paper roll printables in a new window, then print or right-click to download.

We hope your kids have tons of fun making their own toys! After all, the homemade toys that they make themselves can give kids just as much joy. (You know, like Forky from the Toy Story gang.) Does your child have a favorite toy? What kinds of activities do you like to do with your kids when you're spending time at home? Let us know in the comments below. If you're still on the hunt for toys and other indoor kids' activities, we have tons of childrens' toys, games, and activities for kids. With plenty of activities like this one, the kids won't yell, "we're bored!" quite so quickly.

Angela Poch
Angela Poch

Angela Poch is an Inbound Marketing Specialist and Resident Crazy Cat Lady at, where she is an assistant editor and writes about Disney, Pokémon, and gift guides.

What’s fun for her? Angela keeps busy playing video games (Fire Emblem, Pokémon, and Skyrim are her favorites), drawing, sewing, and taking silly pictures with her cats. You can follow her on Twitter @AngelaPoch1 or her cats on Instagram @stardustnebulanova.

Amanda Anez
Amanda Anez

Amanda is a graphic designer at, where she does a little bit of everything from costume artwork, emails, social media, and blog content. Her multitasking and Photoshop wizardry come together to bring ideas to life, make great costumes, and save Halloween!

Beyond the office walls, Amanda spends most of her free time going on outdoor adventures and volunteering at a local bike shop.