Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Funky Tube Monsters

by Mina Keenan (follow)
Chief Editor: www.CraftFound.com, www.DarlingShe.com, www.SelfAvenue.com & www.TrulyHeart.com. Blog: www.MinasJournal.blogspot.com
Easy (838)      5 to 10s (599)      Under 5s (577)      Any Age (398)      Over 10s (376)      Recycled (193)      Craft (67)      Cardboard Tube (40)      Monsters (9)      Downloads (1)     


cardboard tube craft,monsters,recycle
Make these Funky Tube Monsters


Recycle some cardboard tubes and make some Funky Tube Monsters to pop on your desk, drawers or window sill and generally brighten things up.

Time: 30 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Cardboard tubes
Cardboard
Paints
Black marker
Wiggly eyes
Glue



cardboard tube craft,monsters,recycle
Gather your supplies


Method

Grab some cardboard tubes and paint them in bright, funky colours. A piece of sponge to paint with covers quickly and will to speed things up.

Add patterns with a black marker or add coloured dots. Try zigzags or stars.



cardboard tube craft,monsters,recycle
Funky Tube Monster faces and patterns

Glue on wiggly eyes. Use a black marker to finish the faces. A few well placed lines will give the faces good expressions.

Cut a base from cardboard for the feet or use these downloads. Glue the bottom of the tube and place onto the base.

If you want your Funky Tube Monsters to have arms, cut a strip of cardboard and glue to the back of the tube as shown in the photos.



cardboard tube craft,monsters,recycle
Plain Funky Tube Monster bases

Download Funky Tube Monster Feet

Colour these Monster Feet yourself...



cardboard tube craft,monsters,recycle
Coloured Funky Tube Monster bases

Download Funky Tube Monster Feet

...or use Coloured Monster Feet


Resize the downloads if you need to.



cardboard tube craft,monsters,recycle
Funky Tube Monsters at work

I suppose these Funky Tube Monsters should earn their keep! Put them to work and pop some pens, pencils or crayons into them. They could even be your study buddies!

Have fun! :)

For more cardboard tube critters see Cute Cardboard Tube Blue Cat Family or Cardboard Tube Jungle Critters


Categories
#Recycled
#Cardboard Tube
#Monsters
#Downloads
#Craft
#Easy
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Any Age

I like this Article - 11
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Mina Keenan
Make up some jungle animals - a lion, a leopard, an elephant and a tiger with a few simple suppl...
15 likes
My three year old grandsons are Superhero mad at present and must all have their own capes to t...
9 likes
Here's a set of cute characters for cut and stick paper play
4 likes
Download a pack of comic book hot rods to cut and glue for fun time paper play
4 likes
Indulge in some colour fun with these winged horses
4 likes
Need a quick fix for Father's Day? Have a look at this round up of printable cards and crafts for gi...
4 likes
view all articles by Mina Keenan
Articles by Mina Keenan on Other Hubs
Lots of things you can do with this horsey page panel
1 like
Skeleton and man
1 like
The Union Jack is a timeless iconic image for British and Commonwealth countries
5 likes
Those considering buying a sewing machine should see this video on the shoddiness of some new machin...
3 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 2984
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
This paper succulent is a great craft to put up for Mother's Day
6 likes
This is the perfect way to recycle an empty cardboard box
9 likes
With Easter break looming, keep the kids busy with this paper butterfly craft, for some decoration i...
11 likes
This fun and easy collage only requires a few materials, and is a great way for kids to mess around ...
7 likes
If you ran out of ideas to make your kid try something new this summer, this article is all you will...
8 likes
With the beginning of the year, we are naturally prone to take new resolutions
7 likes
Using just a handful of easily sourced materials, this activity is fun, affordable and very easy, ev...
21 likes
A great way to make a beautiful print is by using tennis balls
18 likes
Let your kids get creative with empty egg cartons, paint and googly eyes to make some crazy fun (not...
9 likes
A fun activity to do with your child, or older children could give it a go by themselves
21 likes
Categories
Under 5s (577)
Any Age (398)
Over 10s (376)
Baby (11)
Links (1)
Easy (838)
Medium (236)
Hard (36)
Trending on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version