Elephant Pencil Holder

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This craft produces a cute and useful item that will help your kids keep their pencils organised. An elephant isn't the only animal you can try either.

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Time: 40 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Toilet paper roll
Paint and paintbrush
Cardboard (I had pieces of two different thicknesses)

elephant pencil holder materials

Draw an elephant ear on a piece of cardboard.

elephant ear on cardboard

Cut out the ear, as well as a long strip for a trunk.

elephant ear on cardboard

Trace around the first ear and then cut it out to create another one.

elephant ears craft

Cut out a circle the same size as the toilet paper roll base.

elephant ears craft
I traced around the base of the toilet paper roll but this circle ends up a little big so you'll have to trim it

Paint the two ears, the trunk and the toilet paper roll grey.

elephant ears craft

When all the paint is dry, attach the ears as seen below.

elephant ears craft
I bent a section so I had something to glue

elephant ears craft

Attach the trunk.

elephant ears craft

Tape the circle of cardboard to the base of the elephant.

elephant ears craft

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