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Cardboard Tube Penguins

By: Amanda Formaro from Crafts by Amanda
Updated December 30, 2020
Cardboard Tube Penguins
Cardboard Tube Penguins

"Penguins are adorable, and they are often the subject of preschool and elementary learning, so I thought it would be fun to create some from toilet paper tubes! These cardboard tube penguins are really easy for kids to make and they’re oh so adorable. I don’t know about where you live, but here in southeast Wisconsin, I’m pretty sure a flock of penguins would be quite comfortable. Over the years, it’s been that cold! These adorable cardboard tube penguins are a fun craft for kids made from toilet paper rolls and construction paper. Construction paper is usually a staple in a house with children. And everyone uses toilet paper. Turn your empty toilet paper tubes into cute penguins. "

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • 1 paper towel tube cut in half (or two toilet paper tubes)
  • 1 sheet black construction paper
  • 1/2 sheet white paper
  • Scraps of orange, pink, and blue construction paper
  • 4 googly eyes
  • White craft glue
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

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