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

Toilet Roll Tube Stamping

by Claire Winlow (follow)
Easy (856)      Under 5s (583)      Cheap (292)      Paint (155)      Stamping (34)      Flower (27)      Sun (3)     


toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


Anyone with young children soon learn that the humble toilet roll tube can provide endless fun. Peer through it as a telescope or double up to make binoculars. Make toot toot noises as a trumpet or decorate it into just about anything your child can imagine.

They also make cheap and fun stamps to make painting lots of fun.

Time: 5 minutes or less to make and as long as you like to stamp with.
Age: Under 5s
Level: Easy



toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


Materials
Toilet roll tubes or other thin cardboard tubes
Scissors
Paint
Paper
Paper plate

Method
Cut slits around the toilet roll tube. You can experiment by cutting them at different distances apart and different depths.



toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


Bend out the flaps you have created.
Trim the ends of the flaps into different patters. Keep it simple or a little fancier.



toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


Put some paint on a paper plate or other suitable surface.



toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


Your child can now dip the flappy end of the toilet roll tube into the paint and stamp away on a piece of paper.



toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


You can have lots of fun trying different patterns and colours of paint. Perhaps you could try stamping onto a greeting card as an abstract design or turning it into a picture by adding a few extra details. The stamps would make great flowers or a sun.



toilet roll tube, cardboard tube, paint, stamp, pre school, fun, art, design, flower, sun


Categories
#Under 5s
#Easy
#Paint
#Stamping
#Flower
#Sun
#Cheap
I like this Article - 13
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Claire Winlow
Inspired by reading a Mr Tickle book, where Mr Tickle has long stretchy arms, perfect for tickling, ...
9 likes
Understanding the weather can be made into fun activities
11 likes
Handprints are one of the most personal ways that kids can customise just about anything, to cre...
9 likes
A hot summer is never guaranteed in England but when you get it, you make the most of it
11 likes
My three year old loves to bake but his attention can wander
12 likes
Instead of buying little stamps, you can make your own from a cork
12 likes
view all articles by Claire Winlow
Articles by Claire Winlow on Other Hubs
Once you start getting closer to your due date you'll probably find people start making the same...
518 views
ID: 1593
[ Submit a Comment ]
This idea would also make lovely Birthday or Christmas cars, for those who enjoy making their own cards!
This would make great wrapping paper
by Jane
Trending Articles
Turn any of your kids art work into a slightly different greeting card by raising it up with double ...
6 likes
An easy winter craft that young kids will enjoy
6 likes
Under 5's love to get creative with different painting techniques
6 likes
Finger printing is fun at any age and these aliens are so cute with their googly eyes
6 likes
Kids love making handprints with paint and you can keep this one for a whole year by creating a cale...
6 likes
This was all my son's idea and I can't take any credit at all
6 likes
Looking for a last-minute Christmas craft, this is a simple one to make with the kids
6 likes
If you're looking for an easy kids Christmas craft with lots of appeal then this candy cane reindeer...
6 likes
Looking to make a Christmassy wall decor for the occasion, this is a simple and cheap idea to bring ...
6 likes
Sensory bottles are a cheap and easy toy you can make that babies will love
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (583)
Any Age (400)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (856)
Medium (240)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version