Repurpose Cardboard Tubes into Fun Crafts/Toys!

15 Apr

Here’s a great article from FamilyFun.Com on crafts made out of cardboard tubes – so hold on to those cardboard tubes when the paper towels, toilet paper, and plastic/foil/wax paper is all used up! Recycle/Repurpose into fun crafts and home-made toys!

Cardboard Tube Crafts

Racecars, marble mazes, and more can be made with cardboard tubes.

 July 4th Robot Craft for Picnic Tables
A Patri-botic Centerpiece
This robot makes a great centerpiece for your Fourth of July table. His recycled-can head holds a hair-raising array of utensils, and a clear … Read More
 
July 4th Confetti Launcher Craft for Kids
Confetti Launcher
Fireworks happen only after dark, but this Fourth of July craft creates a pop of color any time of day.
 
Marble Maze
Marble Maze
A fun, marble game made from cardboard tubes.
 
Park and Play Garage
Park and Play Garage
Turn two cereal boxes into a garage for toy cars.
 
Retro Ornaments
Retro Ornaments
Recycle cardboard tubes and pipe cleaners into these simple yet sophisticated holiday decorations.
 
Spirited Bike Spinner
Spirited Bike Spinner
Made from a plastic bottle wrapped in tape, this colorful bike accessory is a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July.
 
Tie-Dye Tuffets
Tie-Dye Tuffets
Here’s a clever use for leftover egg dye (and cardboard tubes), and the results are springtime-lovely.
 
Cardboard Candlesticks
Cardboard Candlesticks
This Christmas decoration is a great craft for kids – twinkly holiday lights that won’t blow out
 
Mailing Tube Rain Sticks
Mailing Tube Rain Sticks
Your tot can enjoy the sound of a gentle rainfall — without the sogginess — thanks to this easy-to-make sound-alike instrument. … Read More
 
The Great Cardboard Castle
The Great Cardboard Castle
Kids will have a blast building their own castle out of household products, another great idea from FamilyFun.com.
 
Wrapping Tube Track
Wrapping Tube Track
With just a few snips here and some duct tape there, an empty wrapping-paper tube revs back to life as a double track — the ideal venue for racing … Read More
 
Build a Palace from Cardboard Tubes
Projects and crafts for all occasions.

4 Responses to “Repurpose Cardboard Tubes into Fun Crafts/Toys!”

  1. Jyppe A. Quidores May 10, 2011 at 11:56 AM #

    Nice idea. I like the castle and the candle most.😀

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