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Elephant Toilet Paper Roll Craft For Kids

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This elephant toilet paper roll craft will put an end to wasting the empty toilet paper rolls around the house! It is the crafting equivalent to recycling. 

You can use the empty toilet paper rolls to create an adorable little elephant you can play with. It does not take much time and you will absolutely love the result you get in the end for this elephant craft.

paper elephant with pink ears and blue eyes. paper grass on each side of the elephant with little blue poms in front

Elephant Toilet Paper Roll Craft

With the free printable that comes with the craft, your elephant toilet paper roll craft will be such an easy task. You will be able to get the product that you see in the images. 

Not only will you have the free printable to help, but each step of the process comes with an image showing you what to do. This will guarantee that you do not have any confusion. 

Creativity is not a skill, it is a gift that everyone is born with. Crafts like these can help bring it out of young kids and spark an interest in more arts and crafts. 

paper elephant with pink ears and blue eyes. light blue background

Getting the materials needed to complete this elephant toilet paper roll craft will be no hard task. You will simply gather some empty toilet paper from your home, as well as a few other common materials.

If you do not have all of the materials at your house, you are sure to find them at your local craft store. You can probably get ahold of them at Walgreens or Walmart nearby your home. 

Once you have everything you need, the rest is a piece of cake. You will be done with this cute craft in less than thirty minutes, even if you take your time. 

gray paper elephant made with an empty toilet paper roll with blue eyes and pink ears. the background is light blue

Maybe you can add some cute little googly eyes as the finishing touches for your cute elephant. The possibilities truly are endless.

There is no reason not to make this adorable elephant toilet paper roll craft. And if you are looking for more fun crafts, check out the Raccoon Toilet Paper Roll Craft as well as the Toilet Paper Roll Frog!

paper elephant with pink ears and blue eyes. light blue background
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Elephant Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $10

Once you have everything you need, the rest is a piece of cake. You will be done with this cute craft in less than thirty minutes, even if you take your time. 

Materials

  • Tissue Paper Roll
  • Craft Paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Marker Pens
  • Printable

Instructions

  1. Print out the PDF template to get started. Use the template to trace and cut out the pieces for the elephant out of craft papers. 
  2. Use the numbers on the template to help you glue the pieces together. First, take piece number 1 (elephant’s trunk) and glue it right on the centre of the elephant’s face,  Now, take piece number 2 and 3, and glue them on the middle of piece number 4 and 5. Then glue the eyes on the top centre of the elephant’s head (piece number 6 and 7). 
  3. Use a grey marker pen to draw the detail on the elephant’s feet and trunk.
  4. Cut out square white craft papers, and glue them on the bottom of the elephant’s legs.
  5. Then, glue the ears on the back of the head. 
  6. Cut out a grey craft paper according to the height and circumference of your tissue paper roll, then glue it to the tissue paper roll to cover it. 
  7. Glue the feet on the bottom side of the tissue paper roll. 
  8. And, finish it off by glueing the head on the top of the tissue paper roll.
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