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Toilet roll monster craft - How to make toilet roll monsters - a fun craft for kids

Don’t throw away those loo roll tubes! With a lick of paint and a few additions your child can transform them into these magical monsters. A quick and fun monster craft that you can enjoy right along with the kids.

Summary:

Time: 10 mins
Age: Toddlers to little kids
Difficulty: Easy peasy

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You will need:

  • Toilet roll tubes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brushes
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue
  • Buttons, stickers and card

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Step 1: Paint your tubes

Paint your toilet roll tubes with brightly coloured paint.

We used acrylic paints, which give a good cover.

You might need two coats for an even finish.

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Step 2: Snip the tops

Snip zig zags or wavy lines into the top of your toilet roll tubes.

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Step 3: Add loopy pipe cleaner arms

Make two small holes into the sides of your toilet roll tubes by piercing them with scissors.

Thread a pipe cleaner from one hole to the other.

Twist and bend the pipe cleaner to make loopy monster arms.

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Step 4: Add the monster’s eyes and mouth

Glue on googly eyes and use a black pen to draw on the mouth.

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Step 5: Add jazzy details

Stick buttons or stickers onto your monster and draw on patterns using felt pens.

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Step 6: Cut out monster mouths

For added bite cut a small circle out of your tube to make an open monster mouth.

Then cut a strip of zig zag white card and glue it in place inside the tube and behind the open mouth.

Your paper roll monsters are ready to scare!

You can let your creativity flow to give each monster it’s own unique character. Why not make a whole family?

Toilet roll monster craft - How to make toilet roll monsters - a fun craft for kids

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