Toilet Paper Roll Bugs

Making toilet paper roll bugs is super fun! It’s a very open ended craft as there are 1001 ways, if not more, you can decorate your bug. Make a firefly, moth or an alien bug – the crafting choice is completely yours.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids

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We love toilet paper roll bugs, we’ve made quite a few already in some different shapes and techniques – this windsock ladybug toilet paper roll craft and this toilet paper roll bee craft are one of our favorites. But there is a gazzilion ways you can make bugs really and today we are showing you a more open ended approach.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids

Supply your kids with a variety of supplies…

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids to Make

…and let them do their magic in designing their favorite or imaginary bug.

  Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids to Make  

We are sure they will be making amazing creations and to kick start their imagination, we are showing you 4 cool bugs.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids to Make

We will show you a step by step of the firefly and the beetle, but you can also see the bee and the ladybug.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids to Make

Then you can make the others completely on your own.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids

Quick, go take some toilet paper rolls out of your stash and let’s start crafting.

How to Make Toilet Paper Roll Bugs

What you need:

  • toilet paper rolls
  • craft paints
  • glue
  • split pins (optional)
  • black liner
  • brush
  • scissors
  • color papers (red, blue, green and more)
  • googly eyes
  • circle puncher

Step by Step Instructions

Beetle

Cover the toilet paper roll in green acrylic color. Let it dry.

Step 20-11

Paint 3 blue stripes over the green paper roll. Punch one blue circle with the circle puncher and glue the googly eyes on. Draw a mouth and a tiny tongue. Glue the head to the paper roll. Cut out two big blue wings and two smaller green ones.Attach the wings to the paper roll using split pins. Cut out 6 green stripes for the legs and 2 green stripes for the bug antennae.

Step 20-81
Glue 6 strips on the body, three on each side.

Step 20-91
Glue the antennae on the head.

Step 20-101

Firefly

Paint over the paper roll with black acrylic paint.

Step 20-1
Make a green stripe at the bottom of the paper roll.

Step 20-2
Cut out one tiny green heart and glue it on the paper roll.

Step 20-3
Punch one red circle using the circle puncher and glue the googly eyes on.

Step 20-6
Draw a tiny mouth and a tongue using the black liner.

Glue the head to the body.

Cut out two red wing shapes and attach them to the body using split pins.Step 20-7

Cut out 6 red stripes for the legs and 2 red stripes for the antennae.

Step 20-8

Glue the legs on, three on each side.

Step 20-9
Add the 2 antennae on.

Step 20-10

All done!

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids to Make

Now make these bugs flying by moving their wings.

Is this project fun for you?

 Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids

That is all for today.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids

See you soon with more bug crafts!

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft for Kids

Make as many as you like.

Toilet Paper Roll Bugs Craft Idea

 

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