It’s time to get crafty again and today we’re making toilet paper roll dogs!
Crafts with toilet paper rolls are always great as it’s one of the most frugal crafts in the world!
There are no limits to breeds you can make and we decided to make a Dalmatian and Daschund as those two are, in my opinion, one of the cutest to make (personally I’m in love with muts though! – and there isn’t a dog more awesome than a shelter dog ;))
You can make a whole pack of dogs really, the more the merrier, and this can be used to teach kids about all the different breeds of dogs.
What you’ll need:
- a bunch of toilet paper rolls or rolls from kitchen towels – if for whatever reasons you find those two unappealing you can now actually buy paper rolls for crafting with kids.
- empty cereal box or any other box with thin and easy to cut paper
- colors and brush (or markers or both)
- white or colored paper (optional) and white school glue
We started by covering our toilet paper rolls with white paper (seemed easier to color them that way) – we glued them on with white school glue.
You can draw the black dots for the Dalmatian with black marker (just a hint – this would work really great for a cow too).
Draw the head shape and legs (you can naturally do the tail too 😉 on the cereal box and cut it out. Glue on white paper or color white. Draw the facial details and paws.
Once everything dries glue on the legs and head.
Moving on to Daschund – We used two paper rolls for this one to make it’s body longer – pushing one paper roll into the other and gluing them together. We did everything pretty much the same but we made the legs shorter and colored the dog brown.