Shark Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Summer is the perfect time of the year to get crafty and make ocean animals out of paper. Today we’ll show you how to make a shark toilet paper roll craft that really is something else. 

This cute shark is easy to make and is perfect to do with your kids.

Shark Toilet Paper Roll Craft

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You can make a ton of fun Summer Crafts using toilet paper rolls or kitchen paper towels and each of them will turn out awesome (check out the Crab Toilet Paper Roll Craft or have fun learning with our Printable Summer Quiet Book)

DIY Shark Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Today we’ve decided to craft a silly shark with clenching teeth.

Shark Paper Roll Craft

We named it Sharky Shark and we are sharing it with you right away, so grab your tools and jump in!

How to Make Shark Toilet Paper Roll Craft

What you need:

  • 2 blue color papers
  • red color paper
  • white paper
  • glue
  • scissors
  • ruler with circle shapes
  • black liner
  • toilet paper roll
  • white marker

Materials Used

Let’s start!

Step by Step Tutorial

The Shark’s Body

Apply some glue vertically on the toilet paper roll.

Step 1

Attach the blue color paper on.

Step 2

Wrap a whole circle around the roll, seal with glue and cut the excess paper off.

Step 3

Press the remaining blue paper inside the roll.

Step 4

The Fins

Take a piece of blue paper and fold it in half.

Step 5

Draw a fin using the black liner (the crease is on the left side of the paper).

Step 6

Cut out the fin and cut through the crease so you have two fins.

Step 7

Fold the ends of the fins.

Step 8

Glue them on each side of the roll.

Step 9

Take another piece of blue paper and draw a bigger backside fin.

Step 10

Cut it out.

Step 11

Fold the end of it.

Step 12

Glue this fin on the back of the roll.

Step 13

The Shark’s Skin

Take your white marker and decorate the shark’s body. Draw any shapes you like. We drew spirals.

Step 14

The Head

Take a piece of blue paper and fold it in half.

Step 15

Draw a shark’s head. We drew dashes so we know where to make a crease.

Step 16

Cut out the head.

Step 17

Now form three creases, the middle one should go inwards and the remaining two should go outwards.

Step 18

This is how the head should look.

Step 19

The Jaw

Take a piece of white color paper and fold it in half.

Step 20

Trace one side of the head using a black liner.

Step 21

Draw some teeth around the traced part. We have completed the jaw.

Step 22

Cut the jaw out.

Step 23

Open the fold and cut through the crease so you split the jaw in two.

Step 24

Outline the second jaw using a black liner.

Step 25

The Tongue

Take a piece of red paper and trace one side of the head on it.

Step 26

Cut out this shape. This would be the tongue.

Step 27

Glue the jaws inside the mouth as shown.

Step 28

Glue the tongue on the bottom jaw.

Step 29

Fold the teeth at a 90-degree angle.

Step 30

Glue the head on top of the roll.

Step 31

The Popped-up Headpiece

Take a piece of blue paper and draw the same shape you see on the photo.

This will be a popped up headpiece and we will attach the eyes on it the following steps.

Step 32

Cut out this piece using scissors.

Step 33

Fold the end of it.

Step 34

Glue it on the top of the head.

Step 35

The Eyes

Draw two circle eyes.

Step 36

Cut them out.

Step 37

Glue them on the popped up piece.

Step 38


Say “Hi” to Sharky Shark and make its jaws clench. So much fun, right?

DIY Shark Paper Roll Craft

Hope you like this project. We also have plenty of shark crafts on our website, so feel free to check them out too if you love sharks.

DIY Paper Roll Shark Craft

Enjoy the crafty summer!

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